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Sorry, it wasn't Jimi Hendrix who introduced ring necked parakeets to the UK

New research has debunked the urban legend that the ring-necked parakeets of the UK all come from a pair released by Jimi Hendrix in 1968 in Carnaby Street.

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Fascinating, thanks for sharing. I love hearing their squawks, esp as they remind me of my childhood in India. It was quite a treat to see one of them along with two jays at my bird feeder yesterday! 

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