In part answer to Peter's question. As we should know, the 21
Year GBS Report contains graphs of the timing of each stage of the breeding
process for the 18 species with the most breeding records. This includes the
indicates that April is toward the end of the DY period and so family groups are
in itself is not enough to answer Martin's question. Yes 5 mynas flying together
could be a family group but it could just as easily be any other sort of group.
I think the answer is to observe the group, rather than ask us (who are not
there to answer the question). The rattling begging calls of young Mynas are
I suspect that 5 mynas flying together could be a
family group but I don't know how far they forage from the nest site. Is Douglas
Close where you live? I can give you some cat food if you want to see if you can
get them to accept food. If you can get them to feed you have a good chance of
getting them. Do you have a myna trap?
Do you or someone else glean nesting records from
the GBS data or should GBS observers submit separate nest record