Acme Cuckoo Whistle 446

Acme Cuckoo Whistle 446

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Musical whistles and sound effects for Haydn's Toy Symphony and myriad other sound effects. Makes the sound of the Cuckoo bird.

The well known two-note call is obtained by leaving the stop-hole open for the first blow and by closing with the finger for the second.

Length: approx 6" Diameter at top: approx 1"

Joseph Hudson's son, Clifford Hudson, was a keen ornithologist and it was his knowledge of whistle making and a finely tuned ear that lead to the development of Acme's first brass reeded duck call in 1888. Since then the range has expanded, with additions being made in 1990 to the range of predator calls. Pidgeon, dove, nightingale, curlew, quail, duck, teal and widgeon are but a few of the species that are mimicked by the still hand made, hand assembled, and hand tuned calls by Acme.