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Budgies back in town

May 30, 2010 | 1 Comment

Budgies back in town

By Meg Mooney After the summer rains and all the grass that’s grown since then, walking on the plains and low hills behind Kilgariff Crescent is like walking in a wonderful outdoor aviary. You hear the ‘queel, queel’ of cockatiels, small grey cockatoos with white ‘shoulders’, as they zoom overheard singly or in groups of thirty or more birds. I don’t think I’ve ever seen cockatiels in my ‘backyard’ before and it’s unusual, in my experience, to see flocks this big, except occa...Read more