Check the link and listen for a refreshing half-hour – beautiful evocative Australian birdsong! Just for ex-pats!
No, they are for everyone – would a kookaburra make a great ring tone? Or a whip bird? The image (if you are not familiar with it) is of a galah, pronounced g’LAH. Used as a term of derision in parliament, as in “Ya great galah!”
Thank you to my sister, who has distracted me beautifully on this sad day. We were meant to be filming for the rest of the week, but the brave girl we have been following, a tiny athlete with a Mona Lisa smile, died. http://www.dailycal.org/article/109723/crew_star_passes_away_after_cancer_battle_