Re:Bird Baths(Magpie Larks)

To: Terry Pacey <>
Subject: Re:Bird Baths(Magpie Larks)
From: Kiran Krishna <>
Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2001 07:11:09 +1100 (EST)
On Fri, 21 Dec 2001, Terry Pacey wrote:

> The Magpie-Larks simply put their heads in and have a good shake.  They
> don't care how close you are and even sit on the edge and call out if they
> think there is not enough water.  They sometimes even continue to sit on the
> side while I use a hose to re-fill the bath.

  I have often walked past Magpie Larks. If one happens to be seated in
your way, and it looks like you aren't going to give way, they step aside
just aside) and let you past, and hop back to their position again. They
don't seem to fear humans much.


Kiran Krishna
3rd yr physics
(Falkiner High Energy Physics)
University of Sydney
NSW 2006


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