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|Subject:||Two Robins - Mulligan's|
|From:||Julie Clark <>|
|Date:||Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:48:18 +0000|
Jill and I (separately) visited Mulligan's Flat today and had the same interesting sighting.
A female scarlet robin was in the company of a red-capped robin (juvenile?). They appeared to be flying around together and the scarlet seemed to be behaving like a parent to the other.
Is it common behaviour for different species of robin to associate with one another? I haven't seen examples of this before but my bird knowledge/experience is pretty limited.
Maybe it was just a coincidence, but it is interesting that Jill and I saw the same two birds and made similar observations of their behaviour.
Any thoughts/comments/information would be appreciated.
Attached is a photo of the two birds perched together.
Better photos of the two individual birds can been seen:
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