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Pests > Pest Management > Quarantine > Import risk assessments > Risks, introduction love birds, Palau
September 2015. Palau has had a request to import a pet bird, Agapornis roseicollis, the rose-faced (or peach-faced) lovebird. Does anyone on the list know anything about its potential invasiveness. The bird is apparently naturalized in Arizona, in the United States, and they carry psittacosis.
Information was obtained from the Department of Agriculture, NSW:
The US Biosecurity info on importing birds is below:
In a later email, Palau said that the request had been denied as it had learned that the birds was causing serious problems in Maui, Hawaii. Also, Palau has a blanket prohibition on the importation of any species of parrot.