Story: Introduced land birds

Footrot Flats cartoon

Footrot Flats cartoon

Murray Ball’s cartoon of farming life features a magpie called Pew. Here he comes off second-best to a cat called Horse.

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Cartoon by Murray Ball

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Christina Troup, 'Introduced land birds - Australian magpies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 June 2022)

Story by Christina Troup, published 24 Nov 2008, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015