Myna cops it

Subject: Myna cops it
From: "Colin R" <>
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 17:21:12 +1000
Driving through Mt Gravatt (Brisbane Southside)on Sunday afternoon and a
flock (approx 8) Blue-faced Honeyeaters flew across the street chasing
an Indian Myna - they attacked it viciously on the roof of a nearby
house before it scrambled away and they all disappeared into suburbia.
Never seen anything as organised as this!! 
"Local Gang chases bully" - it's almost reminiscent of recent acts by
Queenslanders when a certain individual tried to move into their suburb.
I wonder if the local species see Mynas as a threat? I can't see the
threat to Blue-faced Honeyeaters as I believe their food sources and
nesting would be radically different?
Maybe a one off...
  Colin Reid
So many birds, so little time...... 

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