Flocking magpie larks

Subject: Flocking magpie larks
Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 21:36:43 +0800
Yesterday while driving towards Guildford I saw 30+ magpie larks sitting
together on the telephone lines, as well as many flying away from that spot.

This is the first time I have ever seen magpie larks flock like this.  How
common is this behaviour and why do they do it?


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