Re: Mystery Parrot Solved!

To: "P.J. Milburn" <>
Subject: Re: Mystery Parrot Solved!
From: Tom Tarrant <>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 1998 20:46:50 +1000
.....and Collared or 'Barbary' Dove, currently spreading on Redcliffe
Tom Tarrant
Dayboro, Qld

P.J. Milburn wrote:

> David wrote:
> >       Thank you to all those people who answered. The consensus seems to
> >be a Rose-Ringed (or Ring-necked ) Parakeet from India/Africa, probably a
> >juvenile, possibly a female.
> With regard to origin should we rule out that the possibility that the bird
> originated from Christmas Island as a result of juvenile dispersal?
> Additionally, we could claim that this is a serious omission from the
> Australian Bird Field Guides along with White-breasted Waterhen!!
> Milburn
> Dr.Peter Milburn
> Biomolecular Resource Facility
> The Australian National University
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