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Research Article

Is It Benign or Is It a Pariah? Empirical Evidence for the Impact of the Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) on Australian Birds

  • Kate Grarock mail,

    kate.grarock@gmail.com.au

    Affiliations: Fenner School of Environment and Society (College of Medicine, Biology and Environment), The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre, University of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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  • Christopher R. Tidemann,

    Affiliation: Fenner School of Environment and Society (College of Medicine, Biology and Environment), The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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  • Jeffrey Wood,

    Affiliation: Fenner School of Environment and Society (College of Medicine, Biology and Environment), The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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  • David B. Lindenmayer

    Affiliations: Fenner School of Environment and Society (College of Medicine, Biology and Environment), The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre, University of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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  • Published: July 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040622

About the Authors

Kate Grarock, Christopher R. Tidemann, Jeffrey Wood, David B. Lindenmayer
Fenner School of Environment and Society (College of Medicine, Biology and Environment), The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Kate Grarock, David B. Lindenmayer
Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre, University of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: kate.grarock@gmail.com.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KG JW DBL CRT. Performed the experiments: KG JW. Analyzed the data: KG JW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KG DBL JW CRT. Wrote the paper: KG DBL.