Fwd: Where have the magpies gone?

To: Philip Veerman <>, 'CanberraBirds email list' <>, "" <>
Subject: Fwd: Where have the magpies gone?
From: Mark Clayton via Canberrabirds <>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2023 03:33:29 +0000

I agree with Philip, the breakdown of territories can change things quite dramatically and the “resident” birds do move about somewhat.




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Unlikely or just local or short term. The Magpie is the most present species

in Canberra suburbs. As in the most consistent species with minimal

variation between months and years, and even sites. Maybe at this particular

time and area there has been a territorial rearrangement between different

family groups and they have not yet resettled a "demilitarised zone"




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Please reply to Michael if you can help with his query.


Margaret Robertson


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