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Willie-wagtail

Rhipidura leucophrys (Latham, 1802)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Drew Davison 2021-01-13 Kings Park, City of Perth, Western Australia, Perth (Australia) (50 m) call -

Recording not modified significantly, apart from minimal removal of some background noise. One bird calling from less than 2m away from the recordist, perched on a tree branch. Weather warm and sunny, cloud cover <10%.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

614752
xeno-canto.org
Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys melaleuca Frank Lambert 2015-10-01 Betikama, Honiara, Capital Territory, Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

283884
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys picata James Lambert 2022-02-12 Fogg Dam, Litchfield Municipality, Northern Territory, Litchfield - Pt B (Australia) (10 m) adult, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

707021
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Krzysztof Deoniziak 2015-08-09 Cairns, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (0 m) song -

habitat: beach in urban area

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

277342
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys melaleuca John V. Moore 1996-08-02 Vanapa River area, Central Province, Central (Papua New Guinea) (30 m) song -

Reference: NG1: 0:00-0:40

playback-used:no

279256
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Marc Anderson 2013-04-10 Longreach, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (190 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

145356
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Marc Anderson 2021-10-08 Bimbi, New South Wales, Weddin (Australia) (480 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

695183
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Marc Anderson 2013-11-21 Capertee River, NSW, New South Wales (Australia) (320 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

172025
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys leucophrys Marc Anderson 2020-06-27 The Pilliga, New South Wales, Narrabri (Australia) (320 m) call -

bird-seen:no

578434
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Nicholas Allen 2015-07-07 Maroochy Wetlands, Bli Bli, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

265180
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Willie-wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys David Farrow ?-?-? Halmahera, Halmahera (Indonesia) (? m) song (A) -   19921
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Marc Anderson 2020-08-31 White Cliffs, Central Darling Shire Council, New South Wales, Central Darling (Australia) (160 m) call -

bird-seen:no

608501
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys leucophrys Marc Anderson 2016-09-08 Nombinnie Nature Reserve, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (160 m) call -

Scratchy call

335535
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Greg McLachlan 2017-01-07 North Maleny, Sunshine Coast Regional, Queensland, Queensland (Australia) (240 m) call, song -

Edge of Lake Baroon - a man-made dam.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

352027
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys melaleuca Frank Lambert 2015-09-27 Fera airstrip, Isabel Province, Fara (Solomon Islands) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

289736
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Björn Söderlund 2015-06-11 Greenslopes Street near McCormack St (near Edge Hill), Cairns Regional, Queensland, Cairns - Mt Whitfield (Australia) (0 m) song -

Near the canal, singing at different spots on the ground.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

503282
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys melaleuca Iain Woxvold 2010-06-15 Iniok, East Sepik Province, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea) (45 m) Calls -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

557744
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Marc Anderson 2020-08-24 White Cliffs, Central Darling Shire Council, New South Wales, Central Darling (Australia) (160 m) call -

bird-seen:no

596539
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys leucophrys James Lambert 2020-12-01 Nudgee Beach, Brisbane City, Queensland, Pinkenba-Eagle Farm (Australia) (0 m) adult, call, song -

two birds vocalising, one making ratchetty alarm call, the other, perched next to the first, making whistling notes

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

606516
xeno-canto.org
Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Ryu Callaway 2015-04-23 Wanniassa Hills Nature Reserve, Australian Capital Territory, Australian Capital Territory (Australia) (700 m) call, song -

Individual calling from a dead branch

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

237098
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Marc Anderson 2013-10-19 Bimbi, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (480 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

172023
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys Marc Anderson 2020-08-27 Sturt NP, Olive Downs area, New South Wales, Unincorp. Far West (Australia) (190 m) song -

bird-seen:no

596007
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys melaleuca Bas van Balen 1997-02-05 Serayu Island, Freeport, Mimika, Papua, Papua Province (Indonesia) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

122092
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys leucophrys James Lambert 2019-12-07 Aspley, Brisbane City, Queensland, Aspley (Australia) (30 m) adult, call -

ratchetting call

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

517759
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