Shooting Wildlife for Sport
Shooting Blue Mountains wildlife for sport was a tourist attraction in the late 19th century. Not just wallabies and wombats, but lyrebirds, possums and platypus faced the shotgun and rifle.
National Pass Whistleblower
Meet the man who revealed the embarrassing truth about naming the National Pass track in 1908.
The Whistler is a not-for-profit online magazine published in Australia's Blue Mountains by a retired journalist. It's readable on smartphones, tablets and desktops — and even on your TV with Apple TV.
We hope you enjoy The Whistler and its daily word puzzle – it can be tough, but its clues won't leave you stumped!
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TODAY'S WORD PUZZLE
Can you pick the word we've chosen for today's puzzle?
P I I D R W B H
Use all EIGHT letters.
Want the first letter?
Need a clue?
This bird has a cracking call.
Show me the word!