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Re. Birds hunting in cooperation



To take a few examples from other avian families which I have personally witnessed:

Hobbies *Falco subbuteo* cooperate when hunting swifts *Apus apus*

Mergansers *Mergus merganser* form large flocks which collectively drive schools of fish

Corvids e. g. magpies *Pica pica* cooperate very efficiently when harrying predators, e. g. cats. This isn't exactly hunting behavior but is closely related. One bird keeps the cat occupied in front while the other sneaks in from the rear and pecks the cat.

Tommy Tyrberg