Source: Ghana’s grey parrots in danger
This video says about itself:
African Grey Parrots in the Wild
23 June 2008
Grey Parrots (Psittacus erythacus) foraging and flying in Cameroon, Africa.
Ghana’s Grey Parrot population may soon cease to exist
By Kariuki Ndang’ang’a, Mon, 11/01/2016 – 08:08
In the last two decades Ghana has lost 90-99% of its Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) population. This is according to a recently published study by a team of researchers from Ghana and the United Kingdom associated to Manchester Metropolitan University and BirdLife International.
The population decline of the Grey Parrot, a heavily traded bird species, is evidenced by among others, the near-total loss of the major roosts known in 1992. Further evidence indicates an almost a ten-fold reduction in bird encounter rates observed in the 1990s compared to 2014, as well as the perceptions of 96% of the almost a thousand residents that…
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