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Indian Myna bird

Pest Animals in Knox

Indian Mynas

The Indian Myna is in the top 100 most invasive species. It is considered a pest species, however in Victoria the Indian Myna is not listed as a pest bird. For more information, view our Indian Myna web page.

Wasps, Foxes and Rabbits

Visit DELWP's Invasive species on public land web page for details on all pest animals and strategies for their control.

For specific information on foxes, visit DELWP's Red Fox web page.

If you're having problems with wasps, foxes or rabbits on private land, please contact a pest control company.

FoxScan - Record your fox sightings

FoxScan is a community website that allows you to record and map sightings of foxes.

We encourage residents to download the FeralScan Pest Mapping app and record their fox sightings. This data will be collated over time and will assist in planning future fox control programs.

Visit for more information and links to the app.

Rats and Mice

Rats and mice are well adapted to living in close association with humans. Their presence is undesirable due to their ability to physically damage structures, spoil and contaminate food and transmit diseases to humans.

Find out more about them on our Rats and Mice web page.

Swooping Birds

Visit the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) Swooping Birds web page for tips to avoid being swooped by birds.

Native Animals

Native animals such as possums and birds are sometimes considered to be a problem. Native animals are protected under State legislation. For further information and advice contact the DELWP Wildlife Damage and Control Officer on phone number 136 186 or visit the DELWP website.

Learn more about living with native wildlife on the Wildlife in Knox web page.

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