Re; Mynah attacked.

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Subject: Re; Mynah attacked.
From: "Paul Walbridge" <>
Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 18:33:25 +1000
Hi Birding-aussers, interested to read Colin R's comments, Blue-faces really are aggresive sods! However in Mowbray Park, East Brisbane, Noisy Miners do the same job, I often see a small group get stuck into individual Mynahs & they seem to leave no feather unturned!! What we really need of course is for the local Magpie & Pied Butcherbird populations to finish the job off. Around Brisbane, I have often watched Magpies as a pair, seek out Common Starling nestlings (eggs?) closely followed by a protesting pair(s) of Starlings in suburban roofs. In saying that though, I once rescued an adult Pied Butcherbird from a mob of Noisy Miners in the above mentioned suburban park, it really was quite dazed and took some time to recover. Cheers - Paul W.
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