aggressive birds
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aggressive birds

candidpets

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Hello

just this past year in spring i saw a starling go into a hole following a flicker and heard a fight going on it chased the much bigger flicker away.  It actually stuffed itself into a small tiny area with the bigger stronger bird and beat it till it left its hole/nest.


I could not believe it did that, because usually smaller birds win by using their agility to their advantage they dont lock in battle in a tiny spot bit a much stronger larger bird.



Have you guys seen such things? Do starlings drive off things like blue jays as well? THey seem to be scared of common grackles.
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JW Mills

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I've seen the same thing at my local park.
The flicker ended up starting another cavity.
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candidpets

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can starling take out the pilated wood peckers?
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