Re: Pale-headed Rosellas

Subject: Re: Pale-headed Rosellas
From: Bill Venables <>
Date: Wed, 10 May 1995 11:50:32 +0930
>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Menkhorst <> writes:

Peter> Micheal McLeish asked whether he really did see 3
Peter> Pale-headed Rosellas in Royal Park, Melbourne.  He most
Peter> probably did because there has been a small wild group in
Peter> the vicinity of Melbourne Zoo for a year or two,
Peter> presumably they originated from the zoo.

...or from someone's aviary and the cachophony of calls coming
from the zoo attracted them.  I ride past the Adelaide zoo on my
way to work every day and I notice that if there are any unusual
birds about you will often find them near the zoo.  Has anyone
else noticed this apparent property of zoos?

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