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Little (Rufous) Shrike-thrush | by boombana
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Little (Rufous) Shrike-thrush

Wot-wot-wot! These birds have quite a striking call which carries. I've heard their call before but have never managed to visually match the bird to the call. Fortunately I heard and then spotted this bird calling and took this photo. Not the best photo I'm sure but satisfying to marry a call to a specific bird. My thanks to a friendly birder/volunteer at MCP for identifying the photographed mystery songster!


Scientific name: Colluricincla megarhyncha

Sex: Unknown

Location: Mary Cairncross Park, Maleny, Australia.

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Taken on December 31, 2010