Corella default wins cull first round
The opponents didn’t arrive for the fight — but they were the winners of the first round.
And with their “no-show”, the pesky corellas showed they would not go down without a flight first.
The Sporting Shooters Association was planning a corella cull at a city sporting club last week.
Just a day earlier, the branches of the trees were lined with the white-coloured squawkers.
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But there was nothing the following day as a group of men with City of Greater Geraldton orders to “take ’em out” were ready.
But the “take aim, fire” call wasn’t heard.
A few flocks — each of four birds — circled and teased before heading east.
“They’ve got a good bush telegraph,” one man said.
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