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    Thumbs up New chic in red light district.

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    Default Re: New chic in red light district.

    Yep..."The Eurasian blackbird was introduced to NZ from 1862. "
    All the imports do well, not picky as they are...
    Thrushes, Mynahs, waxeyes, sparrows....
    Ex-pctek

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    Default Re: New chic in red light district.

    Quote Originally Posted by piroska View Post
    Yep..."The Eurasian blackbird was introduced to NZ from 1862. "
    All the imports do well, not picky as they are...
    Thrushes, Mynahs, waxeyes, sparrows....
    I never paid much attention to these matters. I can understand importing game birds and poultry, but what were our ancestors hoping to achieve with such non-productive species as mentioned? Surely we have much more to offer with our native birds?
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    Default Re: New chic in red light district.

    Not as destructive as a lot of other things brought into the country:

    tahr, deer, stoats, weasils, goats and of course rabbits.

    At an early age we knocked a few of the above off and if we had some of those ar auto thingy's there would have been quite a few more bite the dust.

    lurking.

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    Default Re: New chic in red light district.

    Quote Originally Posted by WalOne View Post
    I never paid much attention to these matters. I can understand importing game birds and poultry, but what were our ancestors hoping to achieve with such non-productive species as mentioned? Surely we have much more to offer with our native birds?
    a lot of it was to make NZ similar to the UK. basically have all the things they liked overseas.
    fresh water fish to go fish, dear to hunt, rabbits for food and skins. possums brought in to make a fur trade. birds and plants brought because they look nice.
    plenty of pest plants where brought in for peoples gardens.

    basically just a side effect of an era where they didn't really know or care about the consequences.
    unfortunately that still continues today.
    Tweak it till it breaks

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    My family motto (swans, ducks,pheasants, geese, quail and pukes) "If it flies it dies"
    Its amazing how Potatoes give us chips,fries and Vodka.

    Get your s*** together every other vegetable.

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    Default Re: New chic in red light district.

    Quote Originally Posted by WalOne View Post
    I never paid much attention to these matters. I can understand importing game birds and poultry, but what were our ancestors hoping to achieve with such non-productive species as mentioned? Surely we have much more to offer with our native birds?
    Don't let Eugenie Sage of the greens here you mention game birds, she is out to slaughter anything that isn't native. In conclusion then all mammals except bats are on her hit list including humans because just as whites are introduced as are all humans.

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    Default Re: New chic in red light district.

    Quote Originally Posted by prefect View Post
    My family motto (swans, ducks,pheasants, geese, quail and pukes) "If it flies it dies"
    I bet you have a problem with a beast as large as a 747, after all, they fly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenj View Post
    I bet you have a problem with a beast as large as a 747, after all, they fly.

    Ken
    No problem if I have a stinger madpad and its an enemy 747.
    Its amazing how Potatoes give us chips,fries and Vodka.

    Get your s*** together every other vegetable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tweak'e View Post
    [... dear to hunt ...]
    Mmmmm, I like hunting dears
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