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galah

Australian bird, gray above, pink below. Noisy and a pest in grain crops because of large numbers. Called also Cacatua roseicapilla, roseate cockatoo.
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Assessment of liver function in galahs (Eolophus roseicapillus) after partial hepatectomy: a comparison of plasma enzyme concentrations, serum bile acid levels and galactose clearance tests.
We walk off the jetlag with a Sunday morning stroll through the Botanical Gardens where pink and grey parrots known as galahs chatter to each other on low branches while ibis shriek and reel in the canopy as if they're still plastered from Saturday night.
Collard includes more than obvious animals: These might be the first children's books to display the gaudy pink feathers of Australian galahs, or the hard, flat teeth in the throats of bullnose rays.
flocks, galahs enmeshed with static, kookaburras, wattle birds,
The galahs were her enemies, they picked the leaves from the eucalyptus beside the machinery shed.
In my backyard, I've seen Finches Magpies Jenny Wrens Crested Pigeons Starlings Galahs Sulphur Crested Cockatoos Grass Parrots Willie Wag Tails Blue Wrens Pee Wees .
The ATSB's report shows that pink and grey galahs, hawks, ibis, ducks and bats are among the Australian creatures most commonly hit by aircraft.
He would never again hear the humour of the chatter of a family of galahs or watch an inquisitive emu's unblinking stare.
It mended the mind and soothed the soul, a whole day spent just swimming and fishing, moseying along the tracks with galahs overhead and black ducks paddling across the currents.
Again the wildlife count was high and we spotted dozens of red and grey kangaroos and colourful birds ranging from galahs and budgerigars to emus.
As reported in Ecos 92, they have found that some species of plants and animals -- such as galahs, kangaroos and many weeds -- increase in abundance with closeness to water (increasers).
Davis has called for the harvesting of galahs for human consumption.