INVASIVE SPECIES

Let KWS import its own Starlicide

In Summary

• Government has given a monopoly to import Starlicide but the supplier has failed to bring the poison to Kenya.

• As a result, there are now thousands of Indian House Crows plaguing the Coast, after they were almost eliminated 15 years ago.

The Indian Crow is a serious pest at the Coast. It is an invasive species that came to East Africa in the colonial times from India. It is a scavenger that feeds on crop seeds and bird ...

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