Need some spare change?

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by CraftyDiva, May 29, 2004.

  1. CraftyDiva

    CraftyDiva Is anybody here?

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  2. bgak47

    bgak47 Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a grakel to me. Also known as starlings. I always thought of them as messy pests, but I didn't think that they were capable of being organised thieves. The article doesn't make it clear about how they are able to get at the coins. Don't most coin machines have a slot that the coins go into? This is amusing, but I'm not sure I believe it.
     

  3. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Well-Known Member

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    Grackels are not starlings they are different species


     
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    bgak47 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info. I'm not a birder... they look the same to me.
     
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    Audrey Well-Known Member

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    Definitely not a grackle. They have yellow eyes. Looks like a starling to me. Funny story!
     
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    moopups In Remembrance

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