Posted: 01/06/2015 at 20:03
This morning we watched a pair of magpies mobbing and harrying a Herring Gull - presumably the gull had attacked the magpies nest after eggs or nestlings, giving them a taste of their own medicine.
"Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em,
And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum.
And the great fleas themselves, in turn, have greater fleas to go on,
While these again have greater still, and greater still, and so on."
Augustus de Morgan