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#701019 - 12th Jun 2012 3:44pm Parakeet type bird in Central Park
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I've just spotted what I think is a parakeet in the foliage around the small pond in Central Park (bottom of Ladywood Road). I'm thinking it's an escaped pet who's enjoying a bit of freedom but unfortunately I couldn't stick around to try and catch it.

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#701055 - 12th Jun 2012 5:17pm Re: Parakeet type bird in Central Park [Re: clayman22]
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#701074 - 12th Jun 2012 6:28pm Re: Parakeet type bird in Central Park [Re: clayman22]
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1000's of them making huge colonies in UK now.
Mainly down south but moving northwards all the time.

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#705787 - 29th Jun 2012 7:10pm Re: Parakeet type bird in Central Park [Re: clayman22]
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Personally I think all birds should be flying free.

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#705819 - 30th Jun 2012 2:01am Re: Parakeet type bird in Central Park [Re: Uffda]
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Wonder why people dont seem to object much to budgies and bunnies incarcerated in a space no more than about 5 times their body width , yet if they saw lets say a cat or dog being kept most of its life in a cage , they'd probably throw their hands up in horror!! YET -- given the chance to act naturally, birds and rabbits are FAR more active than cats and dogs. How illogical and unkind is that!!

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#705826 - 30th Jun 2012 9:27am Re: Parakeet type bird in Central Park [Re: venice]
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Originally Posted By: venice
Wonder why people dont seem to object much to budgies and bunnies incarcerated in a space no more than about 5 times their body width , yet if they saw lets say a cat or dog being kept most of its life in a cage , they'd probably throw their hands up in horror!! YET -- given the chance to act naturally, birds and rabbits are FAR more active than cats and dogs. How illogical and unkind is that!!


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