On 7/12/04, David wrote:
> A young man in Irvine wants to do a trade with us a pair
> of "Australian Magpies "for an African Grey baby. He says
> the magpies mimic like mynahs or parrots is this true.
> Do they have to have a low iron diet also thank you
We have a juvenille English Magpie ( pica pica )which is
most definately a mimic and at 4 to 5 months old is starting
to say his name, he seems to do it when we are out of the
room and wants attention. Hope it helps you.