- Thu, Feb 23, 2017 12:00 PM
Latitude: -27.5585, Longitude: 153.048
Come and learn how can you help control Common Myna Bird impacts. This workshop will explain how to identify this bird, how to report your sightings and how you can start trapping in your own backyard. After attending this event, if you're interested in trapping, you can borrow a cage and learn how to set it up. Participants will also need to sign the Animal Welfare Protocol before starting any trapping. The ‘Common Myna Humane Reduction Program in Brisbane’ is a community program of the Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee which creates community awareness of Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) impacts, volunteers build cages and participants trap Common Myna birds in their backyards. Refreshments Provided. FREE. RSVP required. If you have any queries phone 3398 8003 or email email@example.com. Proudly supported by Brisbane Airport Corporation Community Giving Fund Grant and the Bulimba Creek Environment Fund. Hosted by Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee. Why are Common Myna birds are problem? Common Mynas were listed among 100 of the world’s worst invasive species by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) in 2000. In Australia, Common Myna birds are considered to threaten native biodiversity due to their territorial behaviours and nest cavity competition.