indian Mynors

Subject: indian Mynors
From: Andy Burton <>
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 08:09:23 +1000

For Noisy Miners, throw away your lawn mower and replace lawn with dense plantings of ground covers, shrub layer, mid-storey etc.. These should preferably be sourced from your local native plants. Encourage your neighbours to do the same.

Common Mynahs in the suburbs, here in Sydney, are attracted to artificial food sources found in shopping centres, schoolyards, garbage tips and suburban gardens. People who put out dog food / cat food or who feed Guinea Pigs on the front lawn will attract Mynas to your area.

I guess, in summary, we have to change human activity to achieve the results that you are looking for.


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From: Carl Clifford <>
Subject: indian Mynors
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 21:56:51 +1000
To: "kfp" <>

Robyn et al

I will swap ideas for reducing Indian Myna numbers for those for reducing Noisy Miner numbers. We never get Indian Mynas in our yard, yet they are to be found just over our back fence in reasonable numbers in the local shopping precinct. In our back yard Noisy Miners rule!, not OK. I would be grateful for any hints on the amelioration o the numbers of these backyard bullies.


Carl Clifford

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