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Snatch thieves in the bird world

The Borneo Post - 23 Sep 2018
ALL snatch thieves are opportunists, whether escaping on motorbikes in cities and then 'flying off', or descending from the air on their wings as seagulls and ...
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Magpies 'don't steal shiny objects'

BBC News - 16 Aug 2014
Magpies do not steal trinkets and are positively scared of shiny objects, according to new research. The study appears to refute the myth of the “thieving magpie”, ...
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Magpies 'feel grief and hold funerals' - 21 Oct 2009
Magpies feel grief and even hold funeral-type gatherings for their fallen friends and lay grass "wreaths" beside their bodies, an animal behaviour expert has ...
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For The Love of Crows

Scientific American - 29 Oct 2015
L to r: Carrion crow, juvenile Rook, singing rook, Eurasian jackdaw tearing plastic, Hooded crow eating garbage in Scotland. Photo by Darren Naish. I'm a huge ...
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Winged Victories

New York Times - 09 Aug 2014
Avian migration is such a vast and complex phenomenon that it can accommodate star treatment in two new books. “The Thing With Feathers,” by Noah Strycker, ...

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