[LMB] Birthday Tixie

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Wed Jan 27 23:01:18 GMT 2016

Crows and ravens (don't know about other corvids) are quite intelligent, and will do with a kind human what your local birds do, and there are news stories (especially if the neighbors don't like the corvid chatter or behavior) of individuals who have been treated by the flock to gifts of all sorts.

A. Marina Fournier
Saffronrose at me.com
You may very well think so, but I couldn't possibly comment.

On Jan 26, 2016, at 6:23 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:

>> From: "A. Marina Fournier" saffronrose at me.com
>> On Jan 24, 2016, at 11:48 AM, Kevin Kennedy <kevink45 at hotmail.com> wrote,(quoting Tixie Jean):
>>>  Cetagandan visitor who thought it would be fun to release an?intelligence-enhancing virus among the flock).<<
>> I hope no one gets that notion for any?wild urban parrot flocks
> It's too late. The wild birds I feed each day have definitely got the intelligence gene. There's magpies, lorikeets and cockatiels.

> They know. They know me, and that I'm safe to be around. And they
> call me when they want food. And they have me TRAINED to feed them.
> Ohhh yes, they have the intelligence gene. 

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