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Annual protection ritual

Post by Slapsy » 21 Oct 2017, 12:10

It is that time of year again,when danger lurks,for morning walkers,around any corner. It's magpie season. :eek :eek
Because of the seasonal danger,at one end of my street,I am now going the other way on my morning walk. Strangely,there is a nest,with young,in a tree just outside my back fence. I can do anything in my yard without any fear of attack. In fact,the adults will often come down for a drink from my birdbath,even while I am in the garden,but swoop anybody going past on the road at the front. Apparently,according to this article,magpies have great memories,and learn to recognise people who are not a danger.
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Re: Annual protection ritual

Post by Perrorist » 21 Oct 2017, 12:35

It's true about magpies knowing who you are, and if they trust you they will follow you around while you're gardening.

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Re: Annual protection ritual

Post by Warrigal » 21 Oct 2017, 13:37

My maggies are very quiet. I always talk to them and I am sure they know my voice.
If you don't have an ASIO file by now then you should be ashamed of yourself.

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