Parrots magazine readers letters

Dear Parrots magazine,

Stolen birds not taken seriously

In response to Eddy Lines letter published in the June issue, I wish to assure all of our readers that we at the National Theft Register take all parrot thefts most seriously.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Green-cheeked mutations

In contrast to Andrew Stevens, I think the article by Pauline James on the new colour varieties of Green-cheeked Conures was colourful and informative, and showed some fine examples of these birds.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

It’s not all about the female

In the May issue of Parrots on the Parrot Queries page, Muriel Barnes gave us an insight into why the African Greys in question, were failing to produce. I agree totally that the 1m (3ft) cubes they were being kept in were far too small, and agree with most of what was said. But, I would take issue with the display and pre-mating ritual described.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Lethal ceiling fan

A friend phoned me in a very distressed state. “Please warn other people!”, he said. His conure had been sitting on his shoulder for an hour. He got up to let the cat in. It was very hot and he turned on the ceiling fan, momentarily forgetting the conure was in the room. Seconds later it flew into the fan and was killed instantly.

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