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‘Mynanators’ triumph on Atiu

Friday 11 September 2015 | Published in Outer Islands

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‘Mynanators’ triumph on Atiu
George Mateariki, known to most as Birdman George, sets up a myna bird trap. Birdman George has caught about 2,000 myna birds, part of the Cook Islands Natural Heritage Trust eradication programme.

The colourful kura can finally fly freely on Atiu thanks to the sheer determination of the island’s people to eradicate myna birds from the Southern Group atoll.

The colourful kura can finally fly freely on Atiu thanks to the sheer determination of the island’s people to eradicate myna birds from the Southern Group atoll.


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