Foot disease in Peewees

To: Graeme Chapman <>
Subject: Foot disease in Peewees
From: Tony Ashton <>
Date: Mon, 15 May 2017 08:52:00 +0000
Hi all,

Speaking of disease, as opposed to injury, I've noticed Magpie Larks carry
more facial cancers than other species. I presume gathering large amounts
of mud for their large bowl nests puts them at greater risk. Anyone else
seen the same?

On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 2:08 PM, Graeme Chapman <
> wrote:

> Hello Phillip,
> Peewees sometimes get their feet entangled in twine, possibly as a result
> of trying to collect it as nest material.
> If the twine becomes tight enough it eventually amputates their toes , or
> foot.
> Cheers
> Graeme Chapman
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