|To:||Alan Thomas <>|
|Subject:||Bark stripping by a Galah?|
|From:||Marg Peachey <>|
|Date:||Mon, 6 Aug 2012 18:34:11 +1000|
Looks like there is a hollow there. Not sure how true it is but my father always said that if galahs intended to nest in a hollow they stripped the bark so that the temperature inside was just right.
I have seen it also here in Kambah just recently. They are all homemaking right now so that might be the answer. I would like to hear other opinions and views.
On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 4:16 PM, Alan Thomas <> wrote:
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.
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