Of course introduction and migration of non native animals has had some bad impacts on native flora and fauna but the impacts of human migration is much worse. An d we are supposed to be responsible thinking beings. What a joke !!

The Common Myna

Some years ago I wrote this about the Common Myna:

The Common Myna

According to the Common Myna

Life in Oz could not be finer

Ample ecologic niches

Full of gastronomic riches.

To refugees from lands afar

The Aussie door is left . . . → Read More: The Common Myna


Another poem, from UK We’re starlings, the misses, meself and the boys,We don’t go round hopin‘, we walks.We don’t go in for this singing all day,And twittering about, we just squawks.We don’t go in for these fashionable clothes,Like old Missel Thrush, and his spots,Me breast isn’t red, there’s no crest on me head,We’ve got sort of, hardwearing…dots.We starlings, the misses, meself and the . . . → Read More: starings

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I do so agree with all that has been said re starlings. Humans have introduced these birds/animals. They had no day in the matter.

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My contribution to the Starling discussion:


The common starling's not the darling

Of humans in this land

But why decried and vilified

I do not understand.

Is it their success and life prowess

Producing swirling . . . → Read More: Starlings

FW: Starlings as shorebirds



From: Wim Vader <; Sent: tirsdag 14. februar 2023 11:43 To: Willem Jan Marinus Vader <; Cc: Riet Keuchenius <;; Hayo H.W. Velthuis <; Subject: Starlings as shorebirds


Starlings as shorebirds (In defense of starlings)


When I mention in my writings, . . . → Read More: FW: Starlings as shorebirds

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