Please Help Identify This Bird

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Senuhy
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Please Help Identify This Bird

Please help us identify this bird https://clyp.it/rdl1diyi (the sound is better after 14 seconds)

This one has been a headache for us, starting to sing at the most awkward of times disturbing our sleep, be it 10 PM, 2 AM or 4 AM, and it goes forever.

We live in small town called Booie in the South Burnett area, Queensland.

Lightuningbird
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Willy wag tail. I typically here one at those times as well.

Wimmera mally region, Vic.

Senuhy
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Thank you so much, that's exactly what it is.

Now I need to find a way to make it quite

Lightuningbird
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I have know idea of how to keep it quiet. But I just got used to them after a wile.

Wimmera mally region, Vic.

Woko
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Making birds quiet is possibly a question of perspective. If you are able to see the Willie Wagtail as a beautiful part of the environment which helps to keep pest insects under control rather than as a nuisance which keeps you from having a good night's sleep then you are more likely to sleep peacefully.

Tell me, Senuhy, how much ecological or environmental knowledge & understanding do you have? Heaps? Some? Not much? None at all? I suggest that the more understanding of the environment you have the more soundly you'll sleep while the Willie Wagtail is chirrping.

Lightuningbird
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Unlike common starlings. Found a way to keep them quiet. 

Wimmera mally region, Vic.

Azza210328
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Very well put Woko, I totally agree, if you see these 'common' birds and a pesterance and annoying they will have a negative effect on you, however if you train yourself to look at how the Willie Wagtail is a beautiful creature of nature you will get used to it and even enjoy it.

AJ Anderson
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I love the sound of Willie Wagtails in the dead silence of early morning. It is almost hypnotic IMO. 

*whistling "It's 2am and all is we-ell"

Lightuningbird
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The Willy wag tail at my place sounds like its say “who’s a pretty creacher creacher” herd it this morning actually.

Wimmera mally region, Vic.

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