Golden Whistler

The most common land bird on Lord Howe Island is the Golden Whistler, a distinct sub-species of the mainland bird. The LHI Golden Whistler has a broader black band under the white throat. The beautiful undulating song and musical call can be heard in thick shrubbery all over the island. I was lucky this one sang in the frangipani tree next to our cottage, Stuart whistled back to him long enough for me to catch this lovely picture.


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    • hi debra, we have just arrived home again …. and your thoughtful comment made me realise i should link a recording of the song …. thanks for that ….. christine

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