Re: birding-aus Harassment of harmless species

To: Carol Probets <>, "" <>
Subject: Re: birding-aus Harassment of harmless species
From: Anne & Roger Green <>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 1999 12:38:00 +1030

Carol Probets wrote:
> birding-aus
> Dear all,
> Why is it that birds such as Pied Currawongs and Australian Magpies
> often harass or attack seemingly non-threatening species like
> Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoos or herons flying over? I have my theories
> about this but would like to know what other birding-ausers think.
> Cheers,
> Carol.
I don't know about the herons but cockatoos have a silhouette somewhat
like that of a bird of prey, when viwewed from below.
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