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World's largest parrot colony

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Argentina has the largest parrot colony in the world - close to 200,000 burrowing parrots occupying 12km (7.5 miles) of sandstone cliff on the southern Atlantic coast.

Environmentalists say they are a fascinating part of a delicate eco-system but local farmers consider them a pest.

Daniel Schweimler went to northern Patagonia to investigate.

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