Re: birding-aus Commensals - another variant

To: Anthony Overs <>
Subject: Re: birding-aus Commensals - another variant
From: Atriplex Services <>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 08:46:17 +0930
Anthony Overs wrote:

> Re oats and horses,
> I have observed large groups of Common Mynas working over horse manure for
> oats and the like. The birds finely sort and sift the manure, spreading it
> everywhere until every edible bit is found. Doesn't take them very long.
> My observations were in public horse paddocks very close to suburban
> Canberra.

Likewise, Little Correllas with cow pats - it would have been barley they were
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