Children's book

Subject: Children's book
From: Carol Probets <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 07:50:12 +1000
I don't think it's as simple as being able to say "species X will always chase species Y away". It all depends on the individual birds, the number of each species present, whether each bird is within its own territory, time of year, type and quality of food available, etc.


Mark Whittaker wrote:
A friend of mine is writing a children's book which prominently features
An editor has said to him that he can't have a magpie, laughing kookaburra
and rainbow lorikeet perched on the same verandah as the magpie would chase
the lories off. I didn't think that would be the case, unless it was in
Any thoughts?
Mark Whittaker

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