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Magpies at the football grounds

Observed: 11th February 2010 By: AlladellAlladell’s reputation in BirdsAlladell’s reputation in Birds
Magpies at the football grounds
Magpies at the football grounds
Magpies at the football grounds
Magpies at the football grounds
Description:

Three magpies were involved in this skirmish at Farnham park, it lasted about 3-4 mt's

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Magpie (Pica pica) interacts

Comments

anonymous spotter's picture

Magpies

Excellent opportunistic photos

Alladell's picture

Thank you.

These sort of pics materialise when your packing up.

Alladell

Norwichnaturalist's picture

Common behaviour

Yes this is always due to interloper males in the Magpies territory during the breeding season

Colin Jacobs.
Wild Flower Society member
Norwich
Norfolk
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Alladell's picture

Thank you

I still wonder what the third Magpie was doing?

Alladell

Norwichnaturalist's picture

Joining in

Corvids are well known for joining in with fights, it is common for them to watch or scrap too

Colin Jacobs.
Wild Flower Society member
Norwich
Norfolk
vc27
http://www.thewildflowersociety.com/

Alladell's picture

Thank you

Shale sleep tonight

Alladell