James Nicolson <>
Sun, 23 Dec 2012 16:54:32 +1000
A few years ago I visited a pet shop in Adelaide that had several cages full of
Scarlet-chested Parrots, so they are obviously kept as pets in Adelaide. I
suspect your bird is likely to be an escapee.
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On 23/12/2012, at 3:54 PM, "James Nicolson" <>
> I think that this may be an unusual observation. I saw (and photographed) a
> scarlet-chested parrot in our garden in Millswood in suburban Adelaide
> yesterday 22nd December.
> It did not have any bands on either of its legs. The bird was seen again
> today, maybe staying around the water in the garden because it has been very
> hot here today (42C).
> Cheers James
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