That behaviour sounds more like noisy miners, they can be quite aggressive,
swooping a bit like a magpie. I think someone's got the name wrong.
On Behalf Of Bill Stent
Sent: Wednesday, 3 February 2010 3:34 PM
Subject: RE: Indian Myna - great reduction program working
Methinks the person who made these comments may have been watching too much
Following the demolition of a beautiful Ironbark next door to make way for a
McMansion, my yard has been dominated by Mynas. Not particularly nice
birds, but they've never gone me.
From: "Peter Shute" <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 03, 2010 3:56 PM
To: "Peter Shute" <>; "Philip Veerman"
<>; "'Frank Antram'" <>;
Subject: RE: Indian Myna - great reduction program
> This is one of the comments from the article:
> "This woman should come to my place and see how much she thinks of these
> birds. I have been attacked so many times. Blood running down my forehead,
> and I can't go into my backyard without getting attacked by them during
> the day. They have even started trying to get me when I get in my car in
> the driveway. "
> Has anyone heard of a Myna attacking a person? I've never had one come
> near me, or even squawk at me, and there are plenty of them in Melbourne.
> Peter Shute
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