Objects in the mirror …

… are closer than they appear.

Just ask this feisty male Superb Fairy-wren spotted earlier in the week at Picnic Point. As I opened the driver’s side door he flew around to the passenger side and attacked the mirror there, before returning to express further ire towards another illusory competitor!

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Male Superb Fairy-wren, Picnic Point Cairn Curran, 7th September 2015.

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Click here for a nice companion piece on blue wrens and mirrors at the Birds as Poetry blog.

2 responses to “Objects in the mirror …

  1. They must have all gone to a school to learn this. We’ve had a few similar sessions with one at a carpark at the You Yangs.
    Should wonder what they would be like if they were say the size of a magpie!

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