John - very typical behaviour from my observations
round Chapman etc at this time of year. I found the juveniles difficult to
separate from the adults, have never seen or heard any begging behaviour, and
the young seem to be able to feed themselves fairly early on (unlike magpies and
Together with the female SBB being a very
surreptitious nester, you can understand why there are so few SBB breeding
records in the ACT.
Sadly there are very few SBB in my GBS site etc
since the fires.
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