This story is probably the historic basis of the legend of the " Pied Piper of Hamelin."
- Pied Duck (Somateria labradora), male and female.
Legend of the Pied Piper.
White, pied and buff turkeys are also often seen, and if care be taken they are commonly found to " breed true."
There are many kinds of birds, notably the megapod (Megapodius nic.), the edible-nest-building swift (Collocalia nidifica), the hackled and pied pigeons (Calaenas nic. and Carpophaga bicolor), a paroquet (Palaeornis caniceps) and an oriole (Oriolus macrourus).