birds attacking birds

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Subject: birds attacking birds
From: Elizabeth Compston <>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 22:36:33 +1000

A few weeks ago, on La Perouse Street red Hill, I saw a flock of choughs viciously attacking another chough on the ground. I wondered whether they were 'welcoming' a young bird that they had kidnapped. Unfortunately I was unable to stop. Should I have interfered anyway? They all flew off, including the one that appeared to have been beaten up


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