Re: Ferals

Subject: Re: Ferals
Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 09:38:50 +1000

It is easy for those living in areas well and truly colonised by ferals to forget that some species are still spreading.  We should be trying to arrest this spread.  Consider the much publicised spread of the Cane Toad.  Common Mynas are spreading in a similar manner.  We don't have then in Dubbo but they are getting closer!

I was born and bred in Wauchope on the NSW Mid-north Coast.  The closest Mynas then were in Nabiac, south of Taree.  I'm now horrified to find they are in Wauchope.


David Geering
Regent Honeyeater Recovery Coordinator
Department of Environment & Conservation
P.O. Box 2111
Dubbo  NSW  2830
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