is this a brown goshawk or eastern koel?

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johnwangnr
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is this a brown goshawk or eastern koel?

saw around orange

thx

HelloBirdy
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Probably koel

Ryu
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Devster
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+2 for Koel. Probs female

pacman
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May be female or juvenile

Peter

oconnore51
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I have only just identified the very distinctive call that I hear as a Koel.  But I haven't been able to see it.

Elizabeth

elizabeth

johnwangnr
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Must be a  juvenile. I saw it a few times the other days and it was fed by magpies.

HelloBirdy
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Really? I have am only aware of Noisy Friarbirds, Red Wattlebirds, and Magpie-larks being hosts of Koels, depending on reigion. This could be quite significant

Ryu
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johnwangnr
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Sorry,it is red wattlebird feed the koel. There are blue faced honeyeater stand beside but not feeding.

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HelloBirdy wrote:

Really? I have am only aware of Noisy Friarbirds, Red Wattlebirds, and Magpie-larks being hosts of Koels, depending on reigion. This could be quite significant

Figbirds are also common hosts, and I've seen young Koels in Little Wattlebird nests too, but yes you're right, a Magpie host would be very unusual.

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