Lost birds!

To: Charles Hunter <>
Subject: Lost birds!
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2016 23:11:30 +0000
I believe there are actually Facebook groups set up specifically for lost 
birds, so it might be worth seeing if you've got a local one. Since joining a 
local lost pets group, I've been astounded at the number of pets that go 
missing, mostly dogs and cats, and I'm starting to wonder what percentage of 
pet sales are just replacing lost ones.

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> On 6 Jan 2016, at 9:35 AM, Charles Hunter <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was just posting a sighting on Eremaea of a presumed escapee Cockatiel that 
> I saw in a reserve Coogee in Sydney.
> I did a quick search out of interest of "Lost Cockatiels" and was rather 
> surprised to see the large volumes of "lost birds" on Gumtree.
> The link is 
> here:
> I wonder how many birds (budgies, parrots, etc.) are actually "lost" each 
> year and which species would actually survive their escape.
> Personally I am not a fan of having birds or animals in captivity.
> Cheers,Charles Hunter
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