Help to ID this bird call - pre-dawn South Arm - Tasmania

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wes323
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Help to ID this bird call - pre-dawn South Arm - Tasmania

Can someone help ID this/these bird/s? There are two calls in the recording - are they the same bird?

I always hear them just before sunrise at South Arm in Tasmania. mp3 file at https://goo.gl/Ujr59B

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UPDATE: I think the calls are from Noisy Miners. Manorina melanocephala leachi is the Tasmanian version, a particularly noisy version.

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Hi wes123 I think you have 2 bird calls of the same species. Can't quite figure out what, perhaps a cuckoo of some description? Will keep looking and listening, but calls aren't my specialty.

Dale Huonville, Tasmania

wes323
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Thanks Dale, yep, the calls always seem to come together, a call and response...

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more details

- the calls are most numerous at pre-dawn - very rare (but not unknown) to hear during daylight

- the calls come from wooded grassland areas at South Arm - have heard them at Bellerive foreshore parklands as well

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