currawong


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  • noun

Synonyms for currawong

bluish black fruit-eating bird with a bell-like call

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The Currawong SEEFIS technology, already tightly integrated with Goodrich's industry standard Piccolo autopilot, can dramatically increase the engine reliability and fuel efficiency of today's UAVs, while simultaneously extending their range to achieve longer mission profiles.
The grasswren and the currawong probably disappeared in the early 20th century, he says, but all of the others were alive in the 1980s.
1947 Australia's Coloured Minority: Its Place in the Community, Currawong Publishing, Sydney.
Hell and High Fever, David Selby, Currawong Publishing Co, 1956
The chime of currawong and bellbird, as if in exultation.
After breaking out of Currawong Jail, this feathered villain has re-instated himself as the dictatorial ruler of Cassopolis, a high tech island home to lizards and birds.
1962, My Own Destroyer: A Biography of Captain Matthew Flinders RN, Currawong Publishing Co.
Prof Joubert, now retired and living in the Melbourne suburb of Kew, designed Zeus II, a Currawong 31, which was overall winner of the 1981 Sydney Hobart, as well as other yachts that have won their divisions in the 628 nautical mile ocean classic.
For example, one plate illustrates three currawong species (Artamidae) perched and a subsequent plate shows them in flight.
Other birds, such as the currawong and galah, have increased greatly, a factor seen by Recher as further evidence of ecological malaise.
7, and the 30-year-old 1981 winner Zeus II, Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron commodore Jim Dunstan's Currawong 30, looked outside prospects, as did Victorian Bruce Taylor's MB&D 36, Chutzpah.
They found that the pied currawong, emu, Australian magpie, satin bowerbird and black-faced cuckoo-shrike, were all tong distance seed dispersal agents.
Third place went to another past winner, the Currawong 30 Zeus II, which took top honours in 1981 for owner Jim Dunstan, currently the Commodore of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron.
Among the courageous smaller and older boats again taking on the rugged race south, which generally means five or six days at sea and a couple of southerly fronts, are Berrimilla (Alex Whitworth), the Navy's Lady Penrhyn, Sorine (Ben Adamson), which recently won the PHS division in the Lord Howe Island Race, Red Rock Communications (Chris Bowling) and, of course, Zeus II, the Currawong 30 that Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron Commodore Jim Dunstan sailed to an IOR victory in in 1981.
Recordings of footsteps of birds called pied currawongs shush the nestlings of one of their prey species, the white-browed scrub wren.