Magpie burying and recovering food.--With reference to the note by Derek Goodwin on " J a y s and Carrion Crows recovering hidden food" (antea, vol. xlviii, pp. 181-183) and other comparable observations, a note on this habit in the Magpie (Pica pica) may be of interest. Magpies feed daily from a bird-table in my garden at Lightwater, Surrey, and have frequently been observed to carry food away to c...

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