YT Black cockatoos

To: "Glassco" <>, <>
Subject: YT Black cockatoos
From: "Reid" <>
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2004 11:01:49 +1000
Hello all,
Janet mentioned that black coackatoos flocking might be a precursor indication of rain.  Which set me thinking.  Does anyone else know of incidents (either fact or fable) where birds, by their activities or behaviour, seem to provide an advance indication/foreknowledge of coming physical events  - rain, thunderstorms, earthquakes, flood, locqust plague, etc, in advance of any indications being obvious to humans?
And of course, there is the ongoing problem of 'how do the waterbirds know that Lake Eyre has been filled'.
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