Magpie 1 : Stubble Quail 0

Subject: Magpie 1 : Stubble Quail 0
From: "Steve Clark" <>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 1997 09:24:13 +1100
G'day all

Just now, looking out my office window over lawn, magpie swoops down 
to ground, bowls over a grey blob, flies away a bit, pecks furiously 
at blob, mates watch with interest.

My curiosity aroused I investigate and find the blob is a dead Stubble 

I've never seen such behaviour in magpies before.  I'm not positive 
the magpie killed the quail but it looked that way.


Steve Clark
Hamilton, Victoria

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