|At this stage the magpie had not yet noticed the rabbit.|
|A moment later the rabbit aroused the bird's curiosity.|
|The magpie was did not seem to bother the least when the curious magpie closed in on it.|
|Here the two are gazing at each other at very close distance.|
|At one stage the magpie almost touched the rabbit, which stayed put.|
|It looked almost as if the magpie wanted to communicate something to the rabbit.|
He did not appear aggressive, although I am aware of magpies attacking rabbits.
|Then the magpie saw a crow approach, and decided to leave.|
|The crow landed and started walking, without showing any interest in the rabbit, which|
continued its afternoon rest.
After the magpie "incident" I had a chance to continue my original plan.
Below is a selection of the rabbit pictures I shot this afternoon: