noisy miner


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noisy miner

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(Animals) a honey-eater, Manorina melanocephala, of eastern Australia, having a grey-white plumage and brown wings and noted for its raucous cries
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Research this year found the animals have learned the meanings of different calls by the noisy miner and eavesdrop on them to find out which predators are near.
Research published earlier this year in the journal Animal Behaviour says the wily magpie has learned the meanings of different calls by the noisy miner and essentially eavesdrops to find out which predators are near.
Yeasts were rare in most species, with the exception of the bell miner (Manorina melanophrys) and noisy miner (Manorina melanocephala).
My two Noisy Miner friends, grey feathered with their distinctive black streaked heads and bright orange-yellow bills and feet.
Another species undeterred by fragmentation is the noisy miner, a loud and aggressive honeyeater that harasses other birds.
The conditional rider sustained the injury when Noisy Miner fell at the sixth fence in the Dream Experience `Flight For A Day' Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Chase at Kempton on Wednesday.
2.40 In Question (Venetia Williams to I Williams); Lord Esker (P Nicholls to R Hodges); Micklow Minister (C Grant to A King); Noisy Miner (D Nicholson to R Phillips).
Richard Johnson had earlier initiated a double when the revival in Noisy Miner's fortunes continued as he completed a hat-trick in convincing fashion when getting the better of a struggle up the straight with the Martin Pipe-trained Dark Stranger.
Jockey under fire Richard Johnson, who starts a 14-day whip ban next week, hit back with a 144-1 treble aboard Mithak, Noisy Miner and Picket Piece for his boss David Nicholson at Ludlow yesterday.
Wednesday: Single Shot (Musselburgh 1.35), Tier Worker (Musselburgh 2.5); Clinton (Kempton 1.55), Steeples Lad (Kempton 2.30), Noisy Miner (Kempton 3.35) Earthmover (Newton Abbot 3.55), Blackwater Brave (Newton Abbot 4.25).
David Nicolson's unbeaten Noisy Miner is hot favourite but it has to be a worry that the horse he beat at Aintree, Eirespray, was well outpointed at Southwell on Wednesday.