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Mouse plague poison kills dozens of birds in New South Wales

<p>Animal rescue worker shocked by piles of dead galahs in Parkes cemetery says ‘I felt broken’ <br></p><p>Dozens of birds have been killed through poisoning amid concerns that methods to eradicate a growing mouse plague in eastern Australia are hitting other wildlife.</p><p>The New South Wales Environmental Protection Agency has asked the public to “think carefully” about the amount and location of mouse bait being used, after an investigation confirmed that some birds in the central west of the state – including around Forbes, Parkes, Dubbo, Narromine, Condobolin and the Riverina – had died after ingesting the bait.</p><p> <span>Related: </span><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2021/may/28/australia-mouse-invasion-in-pictures">Australia’s mouse plague – in pictures</a> </p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/jun/04/mouse-plague-poison-australia-nsw-birds-dead">Continue reading...</a>

Animal rescue worker shocked by piles of dead galahs in Parkes cemetery says ‘I felt broken’

Dozens of birds have been killed through poisoning amid concerns that methods to eradicate a growing mouse plague in eastern Australia are hitting other wildlife.

The New South Wales Environmental Protection Agency has asked the public to “think carefully” about the amount and location of mouse bait being used, after an investigation confirmed that some birds in the central west of the state – including around Forbes, Parkes, Dubbo, Narromine, Condobolin and the Riverina – had died after ingesting the bait.

Related: Australia’s mouse plague – in pictures

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