Weird call- Currawongesque

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AnneBilson
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Weird call- Currawongesque

 Hi, it's happening again! Exactly the same as this time  last year- early morning, sounds like a truncated Currawong call. Double 2 note call- " CUR ra Cur ra". The voice of a currawong but shortened> Any ideas ? Posted about the same thing last year. What is it?

lorne.johnson@d...
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Hard to know what it is. Where are you? What sort of habitat is the bird in? LJ

Beef
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so we have eliminated the Koel right?

AnneBilson
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Not a Koel. I'm in West Pennant Hills in sydney. A fairly densely wooded sunurb

Araminta
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If I remember correctly, I suggested last year it could be the start of a Kookaburra call. Where I live the Kookaburras often start like this, but then stop before it turns into a full laughing call.

I'm making the same suggestion again.

M-L

AnneBilson
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It ain't a Kookaburra! Believe me.

GregL
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The only bird I know of that sounds like a currawong is a currawong, their call is fairly distinctive They have variations on their call, maybe that is what you are hearing. Otherwise, you need to upload a recording to a site like youtube, your description isn't very helpful.

AnneBilson
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 Right! Sorry!

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Devster
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What about a Noisy Friar.

They sound like the start of a Currawong call. (To me anyway)

Cheers

Devster

AnneBilson
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 No, sorry. Got me stumped . Can't get a look at it either. Weekend so might do the driving around trying to do so

cheers

Devster
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So thought it was a noisy Friar as I heard one this morning and it sounds exactly like the beginning or a currawong call.

Anyway, let us know as soon as you see it or even better take a photo of it.

Cheers Devster

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