galah


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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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For example, xerophilic psittacine bird species such as the galah and the budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) possess osmoregulatory mechanisms that allow them to conserve water and to increase their plasma osmolality.
Key words: nutrition, plasma biochemical analysis, minerals, avian, psittacine, sulphur-crested cockatoo, Cacatua galerita, long-billed corella, Cacatua tenuirostris, galah, Eolophus roseicapilla
Encountering kangaroos, galahs, an emu, and the mob (herd of sheep), the two rascal dogs ride the wild ride until their petrol runs out.
Last night, Ant and Dec revealed the Galahs won immunity from eviction in the Terror Tombs trial.
Beginning with one very tired wombat, Treml's narrative cleverly introduces a growing numbers of curlews, frogmouths, penguins and galahs (to name a few) to interact, or not, with the central character.
The domes meant they could recreate more of the variety of the Australian landscape and the calls of kookaburras and galahs - or rose-breasted cockatoos - no longer needed to be provided by a recorded soundtrack.
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.
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.
Davis has called for the harvesting of galahs for human consumption.