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Strepera graculina

Pied Currawong at suppressed

Strepera graculina at suppressed - 8 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Strepera graculina 9 Jan 2022 natureguy
Strepera graculina 8 Jan 2022 HelenCross

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This young currawong had been sitting near the top of a eucalypt in which Tree Martins are nesting, and which was next to a tree in which Sacred Kingfishers are nesting (see sighting 4417331). The Martins were calling and flying around the Currawong while one of the Kingfishers was occasionally swooping it, until the Kingfisher actually hit it, presumably breaking its back, as it tumbled down from the tree and lay in the grass flailing.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 8 Jan 2022 01:05 PM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

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