Ongoing Corvid Developments

 
 
 

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As reported by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and filmed by residents of Canberra, ravens have attacked at least one of Wing’s drones during a delivery run.
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Being swooped by magpies on a bicycle is a regular occurrence in Spring, but Canberra is the only place I’ve been swooped while riding a motorbike. The sun was behind me so I had a perfect view of our converging shadows on the road in front of me.

Very happy to be wearing a full-face helmet. Canberra’s bird life doesn’t muck around.

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Of course Australian magpies aren’t corvids…or even magpies.

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A post was merged into an existing topic: Continuing coronavirus happenings (Part 3)

I think this is in the wrong thread.

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I just found this on Tumblr. It seems germane…

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All Corvid fans are probably familiar with most of these stories, but there were a few follow-ups and additional details I hadn’t read before:

https://www.birdwatchingdaily.com/news/science/the-clever-amazing-behaviors-of-crows/

(Not sure why it won’t one-box.)

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That was helpful! I have a hard time telling them apart from sight.
If anyone here is unfamiliar, Bernd Heinrich has a couple great books about ravens, and for those with broader avian interests, “One Wild Bird at a Time,” is a nice read.

Edit: missing word

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It seems germane? Or (cousin) It seems germane?

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Took me a minute.
Because you misspelled his name :wink:

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Step one - is there probable caws?

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