Parrots magazine readers letters

Dear Parrots magazine,

The Moluccan’s habitat

Thank you for the quick response to my letter, and thank you for Rosemary Low’s response. I am left with some questions.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Moluccan Cockatoo’s status

In the book, Cockatoos in Aviculture by Rosemary Low, she writes “Roland Wirth* stated: The Moluccan … Cockatoo in the wild might become extinct long before the Imperial Amazon … At the time of writing, the estimated population of the Imperial Amazon in the wild was 80 birds, with only one in captivity on the island and a rumoured four birds outside Dominica.”

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Dear Parrots magazine,

Just in time

I was at a craft fair and saw some items that I thought would make an interesting toy for my Amazon. It was made of wood and a type of raffia tie-up., which I thought would be OK.

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Dear Parrots magazine,

My New Family

Who says animals don’t give you great comfort? It was three years ago, when sadly I lost my husband and have been living on my own ever since. This has been an extremely difficult time for me as my health has also suffered. Needless to say depression set in and I reluctantly went on to anti-depressants from my doctor.

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