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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Bill with a hook

Grey Butcherbird, Sydney
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  1. I particularly like the first shot. I occasionally hear Butcherbirds at my place but I'm yet to see one here. Tried photographing one in a Park yesterday but it disappeared up a large eucalypt never to be seen or heard of again.

  2. Nice shots Nikolay. Despite their bad reputation, the Grey Butcherbird is a personal favourite. They have a beautiful call.

  3. Same here, Mosura. I hear them quite often, but seeing them is a different business. And spotting them on a lower branch is a very rare event. It usually lasts for only a couple of seconds.

    Thank you, Gouldiae! Yeah, they do have 'special' reputation, but I love their songs in the morning. I walk to work and the days when I hear the Butchebird singing from a tree-top start with a smile.