Juvenile Australian Magpie

Juvenile Australian Magpie, Victor Harbor, South Australia

Juvenile Australian Magpie, Victor Harbor, South Australia

We recently had a weekend in Victor Harbor on the south coast of South Australia. We stayed in our caravan with a group of friends in their caravans. While sitting around talking at one stage a juvenile Australian Magpie came hopping around our feet, begging for food from the adultsĀ  nearby. They were looking for any scraps of food that may have fallen from our picnic tables.

A little later this young bird flew in and landed on the annex of our friend’s caravan about 3 metres from where I was sitting. If you look closely at the photo above you can just see the corner of the annex. The bird looked at me, noticed that a camera didn’t look very tasty, and flew off.

Juvenile Australian Magpie, Victor Harbor, South Australia

Juvenile Australian Magpie, Victor Harbor, South Australia

Juvenile Australian Magpie, Victor Harbor, South Australia

Juvenile Australian Magpie, Victor Harbor, South Australia

 

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