I too have had cockatoos with beak and feather disease, but they weren’t bothered by any of my local magpies.
From: John Bundock [
Sent: Thursday, 26 December 2019 7:33 PM
To: Michael Lenz; Charmian Lawson
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Can anybody explain this magpie behaviour please?
We also had a sulphur-crested cocky with beak and feather disease in our garden. It was harassed by magpies, magpie larks, currawongs and noisy miners.
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