|Subject:||Re: OBP's at the WTP|
|Date:||Fri, 10 Jun 2005 17:26:21 +1000|
All I can tell you is that the juvenile bird wasfrom Melaleuca. Where abouts were these birds exactly? It'd be good to get someone out there with a scope asap to nail the bands. Cheers, Mark.
PS Don't forget we need the colours of both bands - also repeated letters will be on one band. Without this we can't determine individuals.
Orange-bellied Parrot Recovery Program
Threatened Species Unit
Nature Conservation Branch
Dept. Primary Industries Water and Environment
phone Aus 03 62 336033
fax Aus 03 62 333477
GPO Box 44
There were a group of 7 Orange Bellied Parrots at the WTP today.
Of these 5 were adults and 2 juvenile. Unfortunately i didn't have a scope with me, but some photos i took reveal a green band on the left leg of one of the juvenile birds, and a blue band of the right leg on one of the adults. Sorry, no numbers.
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