Re: birding-aus Replacing railways

Subject: Re: birding-aus Replacing railways
From: Laurence and Leanne Knight <>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 18:31:01 +1000
Ian Montgomery wrote:
> Michael Norris wrote (concerning Noisy Miners)
> <<<Please start replacing your roads and railways with understorey
> and small trees as soon as possible.>>>
> That might discourage Indian Mynas too:  there is a pair nesting in the
> supports for the overhead powerlines near Woy Woy station (Central Coast
> NSW).  You can't help but admire them, though:  the nest site is less
> than 2 metres above train height on the busy Newcastle line.

Recently I have been seeing mynas 50+ metres in from the edge of my
local woodland/dry schlerophyl forest.  I'm not sure if this represents
some form of adaption or not.

Regards, Laurie.
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