[Tweeters] RE: Starling mimicry

Roger Moyer rogermoyer1 at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 5 08:56:52 PST 2016



I was out walking day and heard a Greater Yellowlegs calling as it flew by. I started looking and it turned out to be a starling. It was doing a perfect mimic.

Roger Moyer
Charlotte, NC

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From: tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu <tweeters-bounces at mailman1.u.washington.edu> on behalf of Christopher Clark <cjbirdmanclark at gmail.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 8:24 AM
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Subject: [Tweeters] RE: Starling mimicry


Those starlings often get me. I regularly hear them mimic Killdeer, and I occasionally hear them mimic Western Wood-pewees. So, anything is possible with those copycats.

Christopher Clark
Sumner, WA


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