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Common Bronzewing  

Common Bronzewing

His deep, loud "hoo-ing" sounds very like an owl but are his mating call.
Lake Tyers and 90 mile Beach

February 22nd 2014
We had to get up early enough to leave the park at 10am (except we were about ½ hour later – no problem). While Barry was dumping the waste water we heard a regular loud deep “hoo”ing sound coming from the trees over the fence. Barry thought it was an owl but it was after 10.30am and it didn’t sound quite right to me. We went into the office and asked - turns out it’s the male Bronzewin ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
26th March 2014

His wing looks more green to me!
29th March 2014

Bronzewing colour
Yes it could be. The coloured bar on the wing was metallic and looked anything from rich green to dark bronze depending on where the light caught it.

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