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Recent observations

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What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

dhobern

Date

January 19, 2017 04:49 AM CET

Place

Canberra (Google, OSM)

Description

Strepera graculina (Shaw, 1790), Pied Currawong, Australian National Botanic Garden, Canberra, ACT, 19 january 2017

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

gheranggherang

Date

January 16, 2017 10:00 AM +11

Description

Why have a two tone, black and white camoflage in a world of greens and browns?
A Pied Currawong (Strepera graculina) lurks in a shady tree. Notice the way that light falls in two places at the top of the bird, and white tail simply looks like a continuation of that light.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

schmetterling

Date

January 15, 2017 03:00 PM AEDT

Description

Behavior - Calling
Additional comments? - baby shouting at parent incessantly
How many? - 2

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

marina123

Date

January 13, 2017 01:04 PM AEDT

Description

Habitat - Peri-urban
Nest present - No
Behavior - Resting
How many? - 1
Additional comments? - hot day

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lord Howe Island currawong Strepera graculina ssp. crissalis

Observer

davidr

Date

November 14, 2016 11:34 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

jaro

Date

October 28, 2014 10:46 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

meeshi

Date

January 8, 2017 01:44 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

March 20, 2009 03:22 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

schmetterling

Date

January 5, 2017 05:25 PM AEDT

Description

Behavior - Feeding young
Additional comments? - feeding either a nearly-grown baby or a mate
How many? - 2

Photos / Sounds

What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

jam1

Date

January 5, 2017 01:52 PM AEDT

Description

How many? - 1
Nest present - No
Additional comments? - Yellow eyed currawong with whitw feathers at tail etc
Later another joined it in the tree.
My daughters refer to this bird as "the fat magpie".
Behavior - Resting
Habitat - Backyard

Photos / Sounds

What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

schmetterling

Date

January 2, 2017 09:51 AM AEDT

Description

Habitat - Backyard
How many? - 1
Additional comments? - magpies, butcherbirds, and crows all eat at my neighbours house
Nest present - No
Behavior - Feeding

Photos / Sounds

What

Pied Currawong Strepera graculina

Observer

justonemore

Date

December 28, 2016 01:03 PM AEDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Currawongs are three species of medium-sized passerine birds belonging to the genus Strepera in the family Cracticidae native to Australasia. These are the Grey Currawong (Strepera versicolor), Pied Currawong (S. graculina), and Black Currawong (S. fuliginosa). The common name comes from the call of the familiar Pied Currawong of eastern Australia and is onomatopoeic. They were formerly known as Crow-shrikes or Bell-magpies. Despite their resemblance to crows and ravens, they are only distantly related to the...

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