Counting C Myna in GBS

To: "'Sue Lashko'" <>, "'Paul Fennell'" <>, "'canberrabirds chatline'" <>
Subject: Counting C Myna in GBS
From: "Chris Davey" <>
Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2013 11:20:11 +1000

The count is about the birds that use your garden.  Birds can use a garden in all sorts of ways. If it happens to use it to die then it still gets counted.




From: Sue Lashko [
Sent: Sunday, 2 June 2013 9:55 AM
To: Paul Fennell; canberrabirds chatline
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Counting C Myna in GBS


It was alive and in the GBS when trapped - no different from you seeing a bird in the GBS and then the cat eating it!



On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 9:44 AM, Paul Fennell <> wrote:

Hi everyone


To me, this is akin to Schrödinger’s cat, but with a practical aspect.


I one traps a Myna bird and disposes of it.  Does it appear on the GBS Chart as a one or a zero?






Paul Fennell

Editor Annual Bird Report

COG Databases Manager


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