Re: feral (??) corellas
Bill Venables <>
Tue, 22 Aug 1995 15:54:50 +0930
>>>>> "LC" == LCONOLE <> writes:
LC> ... Long-billed Corellas have become much more numerous and
LC> widespread in Victoria, and they hardly rate a mention now,
LC> where once they were a curiosity! With that background in
LC> Victoria, it seems likely that the expansion might push out
LC> into parts of NSW and the ACT.
Just a footnote. When flocks of corellas appear in Adelaide
nowdays, as they do fairly frequently, long-billed correllas are
usually at least a sizeable minority. This is a fairly recent
development, maybe five years or so.
As to the ferals vs poineering colonialists query - just a datum.
Around my home in the Adelaide foothills there is a persistent
flock of at least 200 zebra finches that I have seen now, off and
on, since 1972, and they were clearly well established then.
They can't be other than escapees originally, I suppose, but are
they ferals now?
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