Gang gangs

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Subject: Gang gangs
From: Elizabeth Compston <>
Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2017 23:32:20 +0000
We have had a pair of gang gangs, male and female, with two (male) young ones 
coming to our feeder, where I can watch them every morning.  They are quite 
tame.  I love them.  I have been ill, and in hospital for quite some time in 
the past few months and so have not noted any dates--can't remember when the 
family first started coming.  It look now as if mum and dad are telling their 
off spring, rather gently though, that it is time for them to stop being 

Can you tell, from the plumage of the young ones, how old they are?  At

At what age do the parents  say 'off you go'?

(At the moment 9.26am the two young ones are feeding about a meter from where I 
am, with the window between us).  I wish that I new where there went after 
leaving us.  Years ago, a family went to Geoffrey''s place .  There were 4 
young ones in that family

Elizabeth Compston

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