Do corellas like to have fun! Bird behaviour

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Subject: Do corellas like to have fun! Bird behaviour
From: "Lynn Jenkin" <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2001 19:33:31 +1000
Hi all!
John wrote=

Some of the corellas were hanging
> upside down with wings outstretched [almost like
> flying foxes], and others appeared to be spinning
> around the line in 360 degree loops..
> Bathing as in performed by more then "Little
> Corella's"
> I've seen it in "Galah's" again very close to a
> supermarket? just this morning in fact and quite often
> with Rainbow Lorikeets in these parts.
> I remember a relative of mine some years ago winning
> a big prize on 'Funniest Home Video' with some footage
> taken in a coffee shop in Bali of a 'cocky' doing 360
> degree loops around his perch.
I have seen this phenomenon with Galahs at home during a hail storm and have
it on video.
There were about 30 Galahs on the power line leading to our shed and they
were doing "360's" and carrying on like loonies . Great to observe


Dick Jenkin

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