Re: birds as pests of fruit crops

To: Andrew Fisher <>
Subject: Re: birds as pests of fruit crops
From: Ian Temby <>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 1997 09:58:59 -0812 (EST)
On Tue, 11 Feb 1997 16:59:49 GMT+1000 Andrew Fisher 
<> wrote:
>Greetings birders,
>I am after any recent material on techniques for minimising bird 
>damage to fruit crops.
>In 1991-1992 I did some work in vineyards and cherry orchards in 
>South Australia, and am haunted from time to time for advice on 
>preventing bird damage to fruit crops. However I have since moved on 
>to study birds in remnant vegetation and have thus lost touch with 
>the recent literature and latest techniques.
>Of particular concern at present is the problem of starlings in orchards & 
>vineyards in the Orange district of NSW, and to a lesser extent 
>rosellas and honeyeaters.
>If anyone has any relevant information could you please let me know 
>either directly at the address below or via this list if you think it 
>is appropriate.
>Thanking you in advance.
>Andrew M. Fisher
>Environmental Studies Unit
>Charles Sturt University - Mitchell
>Panorama Avenue, Bathurst NSW 2795 AUSTRALIA
>Phone: +61 063 38 4151
>Fax:   +61 063 38 4078

Dear Andrew

Addendum to Stephen Ambrose's message, Peter Mawson's email address is: 



Ian Temby
Flora & Fauna Branch
Department of Natural Resources & Environment
4/250 Victoria Parade

Phone   613 9412 4429
Fax     613 9412 4586

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