Re: Raptors eating Avos in SW of WA

To: "Birding-aus" <>
Subject: Re: Raptors eating Avos in SW of WA
From: "Greg & Val Clancy" <>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 10:55:39 +1100
Below is Stephen Debus' comment on this thread.

Greg Clancy

"It's well known that Bazas eat fruit (e.g. HANZAB), picking figs from
among the branches.  I wouldn't be surprised by the scavenging kites
trying a bit of fallen fruit if it looked edible, and avocados are
high in oil so they may be attractive.  There is an African raptor
that specialises in fruit-- the Palm-nut Vulture (on fruits of the
I'd be wary of some of the less believable claims."

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