Bird terrorists

To: Terry Pacey <>
Subject: Bird terrorists
From: Laurie & Leanne Knight <>
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2001 17:37:21 +1000
Terry Pacey wrote:
> I have just been watching the antics of the birds in my backyard.  Do Noisy
> Friarbirds get on with any species?  A lone Noisy Friarbird has just
> attacked (without rest) two Magpie-Larks, two Figbirds, a Laughing
> Kookaburra, a Little Wattlebird, numerous Rainbow Lorikeets and my dog
> without ceasing its continuous chatter.
> Surely the fanatical terrorist of the avian world?

Hmmm, the NF is one of the few birds that can successfully see off a mob
of noisy miners from its favourate flower source, even when
significantly outnumbered.  You have to admire them for that.

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