Re: Black Butcherbirds

To: Jan England <>
Subject: Re: Black Butcherbirds
From: James Davis <>
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 1998 08:58:01 +1000 (EST)

Can you provide more information such as size of the geckoes, where they
catch them and if they have the whole lizard in their mouths.  Any other
information would be helpful when interpreting this behaviour

Cheers, Jim

Dr. Wm. James Davis, Editor
Interpretive Birding Bulletin

On Fri, 27 Nov 1998, Jan England wrote:

> A few days ago I put a query on birding-aus on behalf of Dawn Magarry re
> the fact that her resident Black Butcherbirds catch geckoes but only eat
> the tails..  As yet we have not yet had any replies.  
> Does anyone know why this would be so?
> We hope someone can help us.
> Regards,              Jan

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