Re: [SPAM] RE: [Birding-Aus] Indian Myna

To: David Stowe <>, birding aus <>
Subject: Re: [SPAM] RE: [Birding-Aus] Indian Myna
From: Gary Wright <>
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2010 21:18:33 +0930
Hi David

I agree it would make you want to cry in cutting down a tree unnecessarily,
but imagine if you were the mate of an Indian Myna, that was killed that
would make you want to cry as well.  Our biggest problem for the future of
birds is habitat destruction, not birds invading habitats we have altered.


On 3 February 2010 16:02, David Stowe <> wrote:

> I was talking to a mate just last week about this. He is in Berowra (far
> north Sydney) and whilst not a really an active birdwatcher he is certainly
> a lover of birds. He has a Myna Trap from the council (nothing like $300!!)
> and gets at least a few a day!
> Good on him I reckon.
> He also strongly lamented his neighbours cutting down of a beautiful
> casuarina tree because "it might fall over". The week before he had Glossy
> Black Cockatoos feeding in it. Makes you want to cry.
> Dave
> On 03/02/2010, at 3:20 PM, Keith Brandwood wrote:
> Here in the Hawkesbury the council is pushing the Common Myna capture and
> kill program but the traps only cost $55 and you get them put to sleep for
> free. Apparently its gone gangbuster in the ACT.

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