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currawong

(ˈkʌrəˌwɒŋ)
n
(Animals) any Australian crowlike songbird of the genus Strepera, having black, grey, and white plumage: family Cracticidae. Also called: bell magpie
[from a native Australian name]
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Noun1.currawong - bluish black fruit-eating bird with a bell-like call
Australian magpie - black-and-white oscine birds that resemble magpies
genus Strepera, Strepera - bell magpies
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To improve run-to-run repeatability and control over the equivalence ratio, the stock carburetors on both engines were replaced with Currawong Engineering throttle bodies and TBI systems (details in [24]).
Neville, Auber Octavius 1947 Australia's coloured minority: its place in the community, Currawong, Sydney.
7 March 2016 - UK-based mining company ECR Minerals plc's (AIM: ECR) Mercator Gold Australia Pty Ltd Australian subsidiary has entered into a deed of assignment and assumption with Currawong Resources Pty Ltd for the acquisition by MGA of 100% ownership of the Avoca and Bailieston gold projects located in Victoria, Australia, the company said.
Knemidocoptes intermedins in a wild currawong (Strepera graculina).
The sense of menace and powerlessness is then heightened by a soundscape punctuated by the piercing shrieks of fauna--a currawong, a Tasmanian devil, a possum and goats.
The man who sold his dreaming, Currawong Publishing: Sydney (Re-issued by Rigby, 1977).
The Stockman scope of works includes recommissioning the abandoned Wilga underground mine and the development of the new Currawong underground mine in conjunction with the construction of a new one million tonne per annum processing plant and expansion of the existing tailings storage facility.
He has held a variety of roles with companies such as New Hope, Aquila and recently Currawong Coal Pty Limited.
The same will be attempted with the Lord Howe Island currawong (which is known to scavenge poisoned rat carcases), and various other species at risk of consuming the baits.
The six 'missing' birds are the white-breasted white-eye from Norfolk Island, whose disappearance was caused by rat predation; the western Victorian form of the pied currawong and the hooded robin from the Tiwi Islands, both decimated by changes in fire management practices; the thick-billed grasswren from Mice Springs and the southern form of the star finch that once occurred from Townsville to northern NSW, which were both affected by overgrazing; and the spotted quail-thrush from the Mt Lofty Ranges in South Australia, which was driven to probable extinction by habitat fragmentation.
22) An early twentieth century term for the Pied Currawong.
Personally, his most successful Hobart race was in 1992 when, at the age of 68, he campaigned his own yacht Katinka, a Currawong 30 with the assistance of his two sons Paul and Peter.