Bark stripping by a Galah?

Subject: Bark stripping by a Galah?
From: Alan Thomas <>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 16:16:21 +1000
I noticed significant stripping of the bark of an Argyle Apple in Haig Park opposite the entrance to the O'Connell Hall at Merici College on the weekend.  I have attached some photos showing the extent of the stripping.  A galah was busy chewing away at the bark at the time.  Would a galah (s) be responsible for such extensive bark stripping?  The galah was near a nest hollow at the time.

Alan Thomas


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