Huge Increase in Sydney Corella population

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Subject: Huge Increase in Sydney Corella population
From: "Edwin Vella" <>
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2002 16:52:14 +1000
I was just wondering whether the large jump in the Corella population in Sydney has much to do with birds moving away from the inland drought! I have been hearing reports recently (and all of a sudden) of flocks in their several hundreds around the Sydney area. If they are from the original release stock, where are they breeding? If they all were brought up in Sydney, I would imagine high competition with the limited number of nesting holes. What is the situation in other states and is anyone monitoring this increase?
Edwin Vella 
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