Australian Ravens are big, fierce birds. Willie Wagtails are round little balls of fluff with a faintly ridiculous habit of waving their tails around. But don’t let appearances deceive you. Willie Wagtails are plucky, if reckless. This one took objection to the spot a raven had chosen for a perch, and pestered the larger bird until it flew away.
- Willie Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys), approximate length 20 cm
- Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides), approximate length: 50 cm
Date spotted: 29 January 2017
Location: Manly Dam Reserve, New South Wales, Australia: 33°46’35.0″S 151°14’48.5″E