Re: birding-aus Another Galah experience.

Subject: Re: birding-aus Another Galah experience.
From: Atriplex Services <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 10:36:08 +1030

Dylan O'Donnell wrote:

> was awoken by about 100+ galahs in 5-6 trees just outside my bedroom window.
> They were calling/screeching louder than usual and jumping about in what
> reminded me of any boistrous football crowd.

Personally, I'd be very cautious in this situation, in case the
kerfuffle was caused by the presence of a snake (or other predator). The
branch-tearing might have been a "displacement activity" ie, in this
case, a reidirected expression of aggression/fear.
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