Magpie Lark(?) Attacking Children intheMelbourneSuburbs

To: "Mike Jarman" <>, "Birding Aus" <>
Subject: Magpie Lark(?) Attacking Children intheMelbourneSuburbs
From: "Peter Shute" <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 10:28:06 +1000
 wrote on Monday, 25 June 2007 5:17 PM:

> There was a magpie-lark at Darling Harbour, Sydney within the
> Chinese gardens that had to be relocated a few years back.
> It was also reported "going for the eyes"  Makes me wonder
> about the obsession magpie-larks have with there reflection.
> Could it see itself in the eyeball???  probably just a cranky bird

Surely even if it could see itself it wouldn't react to such a tiny
reflection.  Perhaps it had just learnt what gets the best reaction.

Peter Shute

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