A few questions

To: Kiran Krishna <>
Subject: A few questions
From: Mike Owen <>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 20:44:12 +1000
Kiran Krishna wrote:
> A few questions have been floating around in my mind these past few weeks.
> My knowledge of biology is rudimentary. That said, here they are:

> 3)Occasionally, even now, there are some non-native birds being set free.
> Have there been recent studies of the effects of these releases?

Hi Kiran, 

Can you (or anyone else) give any recent examples of non-native birds
being deliberately set free?  I don't recall hearing of any cases apart
from accidental escapees - which rarely survive for long.


Mike Owen

Australian Rep.
World Parrot Trust
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