Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 85, Issue 10

Playing with pussies.

Stephen’s reference on cats seemed more directed to one’s own pet pussy rather than to the problem of general protection of wildlife, (as outlines in the reference, an eye watering problem) from feral or uncontrolled domestic moggies.

Here in Mulgoa we have largely eliminated them by using possum traps, most successfully baited . . . → Read More: Birding-Aus Digest, Vol 85, Issue 10

Common Mynas

I am surprised that, on a birding site, some still use the misnomer of 'Indian Myna', for Acridotheres tristis. The accepted common name is 'Common Myna'. And the introduced bird is common up and down the east coast of Australia with varying densities. Populations also extend well inland in certain areas. No doubt it is . . . → Read More: Common Mynas