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.
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.
Of course Australian magpies aren’t corvids…or even magpies.
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I think this is in the wrong thread.
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:
(Not sure why it won’t one-box.)
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
It seems germane? Or (cousin) It seems germane?
Took me a minute.
Because you misspelled his name
Step one - is there probable caws?