"Ian Clayton" <>
Sun, 21 Oct 2001 09:39:08 +1000
Desley Williams wrote
>Hi Fellow Birders:
>Have any birders ever heard of a bird getting into a Whirlybird Ventilation
I had the experience of a female Red-winged Parrot doing the same in the
garage of our previous home.
I can only assume that the bird was trying to fly towards the light coming
through the Whirlybird. Luckily in this instance I was able to save the
bird. I have noticed on several occasions that trapped birds will fly up
when there is a possible escape route by flying down. I have seen this
under verandas, in garages and when birds occasionally find their way into a
house. Butterflies have the same problem.
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