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Myna bird major menace

The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.

August 29, 2014 5:00am

Bill Sykes with the Benalla Myna Bird action group Chair Gary Versteegen holding the cage, Ron Cross, and Peter Booth

In an attempt to rid Benalla of the introduced bird the Indian myna, a bounty of $1 per bird is being offered from September 1 to September 15.

The funding of $100 has been donated by Member for Benalla Bill Sykes. Live birds are to be delivered to CAL Farm, 167 Sydney Rd, between 5.30pm and 6.30pm. Once accepted by a member of the Benalla Indian Myna Action Group, the bounty will be paid.

Cages can also be bought at CAL farm. For further information please phone Peter on 0459470138 or Gary on 0400184729.

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