Currawongs and Paper Wasps

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Subject: Currawongs and Paper Wasps
From: Robin Hide <>
Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:44:47 +0000

Our house eaves have a healthy number of Paper Wasp (Polistes*) nests. In the last two days, I’ve noticed currawongs flying up to the nests and grabbing wasps, then flying down to the deck and eating them. This is the first time I’ve seen this behaviour.


Robin Hide




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