Fwd: A new bird

To: 'Matthew Fitzgerald' <>, 'Alison Mackerras' <>, "" <>
Subject: Fwd: A new bird
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 01:35:17 +0000

Sure does. Do an internet search on blue Quaker Parrot. Although I admin my first guess was a blue form of Rose-ringed Parakeet. One of these, an escaped pet.




From: Canberrabirds [ On Behalf Of Matthew Fitzgerald via Canberrabirds
Sent: Sunday, 13 November, 2022 12:30 PM
To: Alison Mackerras
Cc: Canberra birds
Subject: Re: [Canberrabirds] Fwd: A new bird


It looks like it could be a Blue Quaker?




On Sun, 13 Nov. 2022, 12:21 Alison Mackerras, <> wrote:


If you can help Lou with an ID please reply to him. However, others may
also be curious to know the answer.


Alison Mackerras

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Subject: A new bird
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2022 17:39:10 +1100
From: Luiz Ribeiro <>


I live in Nicholls and I saw a bird today, first time in 25 years, and can't
find it in my Birds of the ACT book. Perhaps it's an escaped pet?

I thought I could email you and ask about it and I have attached a couple of
photos if that's OK.
Thanks and regards

Lou Ribeiro

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