Gang Gang query

To: Canberra Birds <>
Subject: Gang Gang query
From: John Leonard <>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:57:23 +1000
We had a Magpie in our street which had a growth approximately the size and shape of a champage coke on the "wrist" joint of its wing, and this didn't seem to incommode it in the least, or impede its flight. It lived 4-5 years with this growth.
I guess this one, if it gets bigger, will effectively blind the GG in one eye. But I imagine it could live with this.
John Leonard
On 19 September 2013 08:27, Robin Hide <> wrote:

We have been visited over the last month or so (in Ainslie)  by a couple of Gang Gangs, and have noticed that the male has a growth beside one  eye (see photo).


Is this a significant health problem?


Robin Hide


John Leonard

I want to be with the 9,999 other things.
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