Collared Doves and Barbary Doves

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Subject: Collared Doves and Barbary Doves
From: Goodfellow <>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 00 08:29:47 +0000
Hello All
Barbary Doves have also nested in Darwin gardens.  I seem to recall that 
when I first heard of this several years ago now, no authority was 
interested.   Ten years ago I couldn't even interest them in feral pigeon 
(Rock Dove) contro so why should they bother about a bird they'd not even 
heard of! 

I  don't know whether Barbary Doves will bring similar problems to those 
caused by feral pigeons, but as far as I'm concerned the precautionary 
principle should rule.  Any sparrow sighted in Darwin is destroyed on 
sight.  The same should go for Barbary Doves (and Rock Doves) and any 
other potential pest species.  

Denise Goodfellow (Lawungkurr Maralngurra)
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