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Gear Down!

By ShedMan  
The Common Myna was introduced to South Africa by Indian immigrants in 1888. In the following 202 years they have established a large breeding population all the way from the Kwazulu Natal coast (they were introduce in Durban) up to the border with Zimbabwe. They are considered a pest by many South Africans because of their tendency to chase the native birds.

This one has his landing gear down, ready for his arrival in our garden.


Tags: Wildlife Birds General Africa Indian Wildlife and nature Myna Sports and action

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23 Oct 2010 4:27AM
Excellent capture.

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Great shot! Well captured.
Excellent shot lovely detal
23 Oct 2010 5:09AM
Great timing! Excellent capture.
real lovely shot I like this one
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
23 Oct 2010 6:27AM
Perfect timing, an excellent capture. Carol
23 Oct 2010 7:33AM
Superb flight capture. A
23 Oct 2010 7:57AM
Excellent shot and timing indeed,very well done.
Adderwatcher 8 60 19 United Kingdom
23 Oct 2010 8:13AM
Fantastic capture, well timed!
Cormy Plus
10 3 England
23 Oct 2010 9:24AM
Superb capture.
Great capture.
Alvar Plus
10 23 2 France
23 Oct 2010 10:35AM
Great shot,composition and colours. Well done.
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
23 Oct 2010 10:37AM
great action capture.
23 Oct 2010 10:39AM
A stunning looking bird and beautifully captured inflight.
Great capture!
23 Oct 2010 11:11AM
Excellent detailed aerial capture. Great timing.
sharp as scissors
great pic
23 Oct 2010 9:52PM
Good shot,
23 Oct 2010 9:56PM
Brilliant landing shot. Your work is amazing.

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