"She was brought in to the Mandurah Wildlife Rescue in Dawesville, an hour south of Perth, two years ago and at the time made a very different sound.
"We think she came from around the Greenfields area because she'd also do an ambulance sound that she occasionally still does," Mandurah Wildlife Rescue treasurer Sara Nolan said.
Eventually, Rooster Girl learnt to do her now-famous crow.
"There was another magpie in an adjacent cage that crowed like a rooster and that's why we think she's doing it now," Ms Nolan said."
The Magpie is Australia's Bird of the YearThe Metaphorical God of Good/Bad?I wonder if a shaman would take a rooster-crowing magpie's call as a sign of awakening?-)
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