|Subject:||Plover vs. Cockatoos|
|Date:||Fri, 31 Aug 2012 20:09:54 +1000|
On Monday morning, about 8:00 am, at the pond/roundabout near the CIT building in civic, I looked out of the bus window and saw what I believed to be a masked-lapwing plover and some SC cockatoos. They were flying high above the streets and it appeared the poor plover was in hot pursuit of a mob of the cockatoos. I have absolutely no idea why the cockies were chasing the plover, but it was somewhat amusing to see contrasting birds involved in what may have been a bitter dispute. As the bus trundled down the road, I observed another plover standing quite happily standing on the roof of a small brown building.
Has anyone else witnessed strange bird interactions like this before?
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