Tue, 18 Apr 2000 10:04:13 +1000
I can verify Paul's assertion that Mynas have increased in Bendigo. I haven't
lived here long but every local observer I have discussed the subject with has
said the same thing "they have increased dramatically". Interestingly, I didn't
see a Myna in three years in Ballarat (110km west of Melbourne), and haven't
seen them west of about Ballan (about 80km west). They certainly do not occur
further west at Beaufort or Ararat, so their westward spread has been relatively
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