Re: anachronistic parrot

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Subject: Re: anachronistic parrot
From: Eric Hocking <>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 08:29:56 +1000
Just about to finish a biography of John Gould and it gives him credit for
introducing the budgerigar as a pet in London probably around 1841.

Russell Woodford wrote:

> On Fri, 6 Mar 1998, John Penhallurick wrote:
> > An Eastern Rosella made another amazing appearance in a trashy film called
> > "The Golden Child" where it appeared to be a manifestation of some sort of
> > supernatural spirit!
> This was shown a couple of weeks ago in Melbourne - and they gave the
> rosella a weird call - can anyone remember what it was?  Something
> thrush-like, from memory.
> Russell Woodford

Eric Hocking "A closed mouth gathers no feet."
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