To: Richard Johnson <>
Subject: Mirrors
From: Atriplex Services <>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 15:21:45 +0930
There's more to mirror behaviour than territory and defence matters. As
mentioned by others in relation to Babblers, social birds relate to them
quite differently. Everyone would be familiar with the practise of
putting a mirror in a budgie's cage but I've also had personal
experience of the effectiveness of this with adult rescues of a Little
Corella and an Apostlebird. Both were much quieter and apparently less
stressed with a mirror to perch next to.

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