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Magpie Alert: Learning to Live with a Wild Neighbour

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By: Darryl Jones

156 pages, Col photo, illus, figs

NewSouth Publishing / University of New South Wales Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #135895 | ISBN: 0868406686
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About this book

Comprehensive guide to everything that is known about the magpie, why it attacks and what people can do about it. Considers topics such as why magpies have adapted so successfully to life in the suburbs. Concludes by assessing management strategies for minimizing attacks.

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Darryl Jones is Senior Lecturer in Ecology in the Australian School of Environmental Studies, Griffith University in Brisbane and in association with his Suburban Wildlife Research Group has been studying many aspects of the interactions between magpies and people in southeast of Queensland since 1996. In addition to this work in Queensland, Darryl has provided advice on magpie management to agencies in Victoria and the ACT.

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