Nusa Penida: A Safe Haven for the Bali Starling. The fabled mascot of Balinese fauna finds a new home
Godi Dijkman, in Birding Asia Number 7 - June 2007
Despite long-standing endeavours to salvage the critically endangered Bali Myna Leucopsar rothschildi from the hands of unscrupulous traders and status-conscious politicians, its numbers have dwindled in the past couple of decades to only a handful (see Birdlife International 2001).
Mynah conservation program wins presidential nod, by I Wayan Juniartha, The Jakarta Post Thursday, May 3, 2007
'Additional surveillance posts, thieves to be sentenced on the spot; West Bali National Park (TNBB) keen to salvage near-extinct Bali Starling population', writes Anom Suardana in the Java Pos 10 August 2008.
Bali Starling: Rare Birds Yearbook 2008
Population: 24 (declining)