Australia should forget beaches and bikini-clad models as tourist drawcards, and promote the country as a land of parrots to rival the Amazon, a leading tourism expert says.
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“We estimate in a sample of 54 parakeets about 25 per cent have the virus, we don't know what is the real percentage in the whole population," says scientist Luis Ortiz-Catedral
Beak and feather disease causes birds to lose their feathers, develop beak deformities, and weakens their immune systems.
Kurri Landcare Inc. with the support of the Kurri Weston Greening Group (KWGG) recently installed eight specially designed parrot nesting boxes in the Fourth Street Central Park along Swamp Creek at Weston.