Re: Corvid buried treasure/snails

To: Michael Hines <>
Subject: Re: Corvid buried treasure/snails
From: michael norris <>
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 1997 16:08:52 +1100
Hi Mike,

Garden snails are a preferred food item of the Song Thrush: they bash
them open on an "anvil" - and I've seen them doing this in a nearby (SE
Melbourne) street.   

One reason for the decline of the Song Thrush in the UK seems, from
memory, to be that Blackbirds have learnt to hang around and pinch the

Michael Norris

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