Heads-up Victorians: Turquiose Parrots

To: "michael hunter" <>
Subject: Heads-up Victorians: Turquiose Parrots
From: "Dave Torr" <>
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 16:08:22 +1100
Indeed - and even if it were a wild one (presumably displaced by fires) it
is out of range and habitat so survival is debatable for even a wild one I

I have an open mind on this one - unlike the Major Mitchell I saw in
Werribee a few days earlier - which was on a garage roof with two people
trying to coax it down!

On 07/02/07, michael hunter <> wrote:

Hi All,
           What are the chances of captive-bred "Turks" surviving in "the
Wild"?  One of the problems with re-introducing captive-bred rarities into
habitat is that they succumb to starvation or predation quite quickly.


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