Avian research September 1998

Emu September 1998 reported...

Diet of Pied Currawongs Strepera graculina

The Social Life of the Apostlebird Struthidea cinerea

The conclusion was that Apostlebirds and White-winged Choughs Corcorax melanorhamphus have very similar social lives.

Differences include some calls and displays and the method of controlling external parasites; Apostlebirds use anting whereas White-winged Choughs pick up fine dust and place it among the feathers.

The findings of this study include: