Silver Gull feeding(?) with Black Swans

To: David Burren <>
Subject: Silver Gull feeding(?) with Black Swans
From: Penn Gwynne <>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2002 00:44:20 -0700 (PDT)
David Burren <> wrote:

I've had a couple of messages so far suggesting
collecting food disturbed by the swans. This was my
initial thought also, but I didn't want to jump to

G'day again David,

I have seen over many of my ancient years, wild birds
actually learning and benefitting from other birds?
not only for the number one item food but silver gulls
picking up soaked nesting material? don't tell too
many others about this as many will do their best to
pooh pooh you if they can, how about a parrot learning
to eat pure calcium because it knew that it needed
calcium eh? have fun my friend and never fail to be
amazed, it's just mankind that's slow to catch up with
their ways.

Kind Regards,
John A. Gamblin

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