Fwd: Killing two stones with one bird

Subject: Fwd: Killing two stones with one bird
From: Paul Taylor <>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 18:46:52 +1000
On 19/04/2010 6:35 PM, Geoffrey Dabb wrote:
> I wonder if the birds are using their sense of smell here. Is an organic fertiliser being used, > perhaps something based on animal or fish product - perhaps in liquid form?

I've seen an Australian Raven carrying and then caching a golf ball before, presumably because it thought it was an egg. White stones also fit this model, but not black stones. Interesting!

Perhaps it's self defence: you can't "kill two birds with one stone" or "stone the crows" if you
can't find a stone...


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