What is wrong with this Kereru?

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Jan
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What is wrong with this Kereru?

Postby Jan » Wed May 06, 2020 3:04 pm

I've been sent this pic of a Kereru with what looks like a nasty case of prolapse. Does anyone know what it is and how it's caused and whether it should recover naturally? Pic from Port Levy, Banks Peninsula.
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Re: What is wrong with this Kereru?

Postby Finn Davey » Wed May 06, 2020 9:32 pm

Hi Jan.
I am unable to actually see the photos as they just come up as three little red icons.
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Re: What is wrong with this Kereru?

Postby Jan » Thu May 07, 2020 12:23 pm

Sorry, I can't seem to attach a pic, but Neil has offered to attach them for me. He perhaps hasn't seen my msg yet. Brett Gartrell says it isn't a prolapse but a swollen mass around the vent. More info later.
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Re: What is wrong with this Kereru?

Postby Jan » Sun May 10, 2020 3:18 pm

If anyone is keen to see the pics do send me a PM with your email and I'll send you them. Thx, Jan
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Re: What is wrong with this Kereru?

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Mon May 11, 2020 7:15 am

Sorry Jan, I got flooded with work last week. Photos are there now.

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