Eeyores don't like Acorns but Wood Ducks like themmashed

To: "Val Curtis" <>, "Birding-Aus" <>
Subject: Eeyores don't like Acorns but Wood Ducks like themmashed
From: "michael hunter" <>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 17:47:00 +1000
Hi Val.
           If you do find a dead Woody among the acorns, throw it in the
oven. If it tastes as good as acorn-fed bacon you'll  have a taste sensation
on your plate.
           Wombats would be a different matter. Has anyone sampled them?

(Only joking folks !!! Relax!!!)


Val Curtis wrote

> There are a few oak trees growing near a roundabout on the
> (Victoria) road and Wood Ducks can often be seen in the nearby paddocks.
> Autumn (now) the ducks are in grave danger of being run over by motorists
> because they hang about on the road which is covered with acorns, in
> of ten to twenty, and are very reluctant to give way to cars. The local
> people are very tolerant and slow down, but at weekends we get "Townies"
> this way and I'm amazed that the roadside isn't littered with duck
> carcasses.


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