birding-aus intelligent sparrows?

Subject: birding-aus intelligent sparrows?
From: "Philip Battley" <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 1999 16:53:46 +0000
House Sparrows would normally not top the list of cluey birds, but in 
New Zealand they have been filmed triggering an automatic door of a 
vestibule at a shopping centre or the like to get inside. Appearances 
can be deceiving!

Phil Battley,
Australian School of Environmental Studies,
Griffith University,
Queensland 4111,
Ph: 0061-7-3875-7474
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