currawong

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Synonyms for currawong

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

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However, nest predation decreased significantly when pied currawongs were removed and the results suggest that predation on nests could be contributing to bird declines.
We know that common native species can nevertheless decline and Bayly and Blumstein say it is possible that currawongs may be having deleterious effects on populations of small birds.
There is firm evidence, though, that pied currawongs spread weeds such as privet, and their greater abundance is not regarded favourably.
Effective long-term control will probably require alteration of habitats to make them less appealing to currawongs and more attractive to small bush birds.
Waking to the songs of parrots, currawongs and kookaburras, I want to explore the rest of the National Park before I set off back to the concrete jungle.
Recordings of footsteps of birds called pied currawongs shush the nestlings of one of their prey species, the white-browed scrub wren.
Up in the canopy of the big eucalyptus swift parrots made a noisy start to the day and both green rosellas and black currawongs were Tasmanian endemic specialities.