Golf ball in a nest!

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Subject: Golf ball in a nest!
From: "Philip Veerman" <>
Date: Mon, 25 May 2015 13:16:18 +1000
Well best guess is to identify the nest. Ravens commonly collect golf balls
and could take it to the nest to feed to its chicks, presumably they think
they are an egg. Then again the nest owner may not necessarily be the one
who put it there (if it was a bird who put it there). A Raven could have put
it in another bird's nest: Raven finds golf ball, carries it around, tries
unsuccessfully to open it, finds another bird's nest with something worth
eating and drops the ball in the nest whilst eating eggs or chicks........


Hi folks 

I live in central Victoria. While collecting firewood I found a nest with a
golf ball in it. The nest was about hand size and 4m up.  Any ideas about
what bird may have put it there?


Dr Scott Eaton
Consultant Psychiatrist
Sternberg Clinic
03 5441 2357

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