To: Philip Veerman <>, "" <>
Subject: Mynas
From: Brian Fleming <>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 16:21:20 +1000
Philip Veerman wrote:
> Is the issue that "Mynas are tolerant of small birds like Willy
> Wagtails,
> Silvereyes and Superb Fairy-wrens etc and can live with them OK". Or
> is it
> that small birds like ....are tolerant of Mynas (or not).
> Certainly the evidence over 21 years from COG's GBS as in my 21 Year
> book on
> the survey is that all the large parrots (escept Gang-gang Cockatoo
> which
> has gone up and down with a slight increase) have allincreased their
> abundances drastictly during the time the Myna has arrived and then
> increased in abundance. The Eastern Rosella has not changed, the
> Red-rumped
> Parrot has decreased drastically and the Common Starling has also
> decreased
> drastically.
> Philip

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