currawong

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currawong

any Australian crowlike songbird of the genus Strepera, having black, grey, and white plumage: family Cracticidae
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However, nest predation decreased significantly when pied currawongs were removed and the results suggest that predation on nests could be contributing to bird declines.
On the verandah, I read chunks of the novel in progress and watch parrots, magpies, ibis, currawongs, mudlarks and the famous kookaburras (which do in fact laugh quite hysterically in the old gum trees) flutter among the branches.
Waking to the songs of parrots, currawongs and kookaburras, I want to explore the rest of the National Park before I set off back to the concrete jungle.
I listened to his breathing, and to the currawongs dropping pure notes into the early evening.
The regurgitated pellets of pied currawongs for example, have been found to contain up to 23 olive seeds.