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In issue 309 -
When an Older Parrot Has Never Learned Skilful Flight – Complete Psittacine by Eb Cravens
In issue 309 -
Scarlet Macaws – were they really bred by indigenous people in the 12th century? Rosemary Low asks the question
In issue 309 -
Understanding the link between nutrition, hormonal behaviours and the avian endocrine system, Part 1 – The Holistic Parrot by Leslie Moran
In issue 309 -
The Yellow-eared Parrot – continues to expand its range in Colombia. By David Waugh, Correspondent, Loro Parque Fundación
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What do cockatiels, budgies, cockatoos, Amazons, African greys and the blue macaws all have in common?

What's in Parrots magazine 153

By Pauline James

At first glance you could be forgiven for thinking that these parrots have absolutely nothing in common.  But, although these species are very diverse, and come from three different continents, the answer, is that all of these birds are ‘powder down’ parrots, and produce and shed, copious amounts of dust, dust and more dust! 

But, what exactly is this white dust?  Where does it come from?  What is it for?  And, what are the implications of this airborne dust, when it comes to our health, and our parrot’s health, and what can we do about it?

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