Call ID

Thanks to all who replied.

One suggestion each for Spangled drongo and Lyrebird, but the consensus seems to be Little Wattlebird and I tend to agree.


Hi all

Attached is a link to a brief recording from Oyster Bay, Sydney.

Could someone please identify the call heard at 3, 5, 8 and 23 . . . → Read More: Call ID

BirdLife VIC Public Talk – Melbourne

This month’s speaker will be Kate Gorringe-Smith who will talk about “The Overwintering Project: citizen science meets citizen art”.

The Overwintering Project is an environmental art project designed to raise awareness for migratory shorebirds and the habitat in Australia and New Zealand on which they rely. Due to advances largely in tracking technology, the last . . . → Read More: BirdLife VIC Public Talk – Melbourne

Books for Sale

Hi all,

Downsizing the collection and selling some books. Some good stuff in there (HANZAB, various field guides etc). Everything is in basically in perfect condition, but happy to send images etc. Pick up from Ringwood in Melbourne otherwise additional postage costs. I’ve put a basic price, but everything is negotiable.

*Title* *Author* *Price* Birds . . . → Read More: Books for Sale

ID of a wader


Greetings, all! I’m looking at photos of a juv Figbird (sent from a leafy Brisbane suburb) in a ?poinciana tree for the last several days. The bird has one bright white rump feather. The field guides are silent on this variation. Any ideas? Just a random event? What’s also odd is that this guide says . . . → Read More: youngster