Lost birds!

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Subject: Lost birds!
From: Chris Brandis <>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2016 03:34:00 +0000
Reminds me of watching a yellow Cockatiel flying across an oval and
disappearing in a cloud of yellow feathers as the local Australian Hobby
got its lunch. It did not even try to dodge as wild birds generally do,
so unless they learn quick they will not live long.
Cheers Chris

On 6/01/2016 9:20 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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