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Great maloutim 2020-02-13 3:23

Hello Ike,
Lovely capture of this bird against the colourful background of the blooming jacaranda.
Very pleasing picture to the eye , and I think the bird thought the same :-)
Kindest refards.
Marie-Louise.

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Old 02-13-2020, 03:59 PM
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Bonsoir MarieLouise,
Lately it became apparat the Mayna birds were an invading specie, driving out older birds specie's from Israel - some were completely disappeared since.
Not such a nice bird, unfortunately.
Thanks for passing by,
Ike
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Old 02-13-2020, 05:46 PM
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Indeed, invading species are no good for the environment. However was the maina introduced to Israel or did they just fly into the country ? It's pretty easy for birds :-)
Jacarandas are not natural trees to Israel either are they. I saw them in South Africa, and was told, despite their beauty, they were bad for the environment, they pump too much water off the soil.
Also, I think the disappearance of some bird species are not only due to invading others, but as well to our modern ways of life. Pesticides, Insecticides, decreasing of their natural environment.....:-(
Thanks for sharing.
Marie-Louise.
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