bird intelligence

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Subject: bird intelligence
From: L&L Knight <>
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 09:18:02 +1000
True, but you would have to say that many human behaviours are not necessarily an indication of intelligence either!

Regards, Laurie.

PS, I think the quail and button quail on the margins of Kobble Creek at the Samsonvale Cemetery [well-known SEQ twitching spot] are probably learning some swimming skills.

On 21/05/2009, at 9:10 AM, Peter Shute wrote:

Lots of examples have been given of birds and animals being able to identify human individuals. Yet I know intelligent humans who are very bad at it, and most of us aren't very good at recognising individual animals unless they have distinctive markings. So this skill is not necessarily an indication of intelligence.

Peter Shute

Paul & Irene Osborn wrote on Thursday, 21 May 2009 8:58 AM:

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