Re: Survival of escaped birds.

To: David Geering <>
Subject: Re: Survival of escaped birds.
From: rob leask <>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 1998 18:42:26 +1000

David Geering wrote: domesticated

> .  The ability to survive a
> truly wild existence has been bred out of many of these species (and lets
> be thankful for that).
> David Geering

  But is this so?
Turkeys and Guinea fowl breed in New Zealand (as well as Peacocks}.
Where I used to live Turkeys were a nuisance.
Perhaps the lack of competing species and predators in N.Z. contribute to the
success of these birds.

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