Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Pica Pica

We had 8 magpies at the feeder this morning. According to the old rhyme that's good for a wish.

There were woodpeckers around too- a green one and a spotted one.

Question: in a stand-off between a magpie and a woodpecker who blinks first?

Answer: The woodpecker.
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