Superb fairy wren as predator - Aranda

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Subject: Superb fairy wren as predator - Aranda
From: Janet Russell <>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 12:49:57 +1000
About 8 wrens came onto our GBS site. There was a female/young wren that attacked one of the small skinks that inhabit our garden. The skink escaped a couple of times only to to be caught again. I saw the wren pecking into it and in the end it took it out of sight. None of the wrens around took any notice of this and I have never seen it happen before. I can't find any reference to this behaviour anywhere else. Has anyone else seen this?

Janet Russell

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