Nikon D3000 on auto
I was taking photos of bees when I spotted the magpie on the other side of the fence. The lane down the side of our house is being graded. No idea if the intention is to seal it, or not. Mr R is thrilled, as the road has been widened by a metre – he will have less grass to mow.
While idly Google-ing, I read that if the male magpie is taken away and relocated the female will often take a new mate withing hours. After all, she needs a new fellow to help feed her chicks and guard her territory. The new male often does a better job of feeding her chicks than their father. Probably because he was too busy swooping kids which is why he would be relocated in the first place.
Thanks for looking. Have a good day. 🙂