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In a bird park, the ratio of the number of sparrows to the number of parrots initially was 16 : 9.

After a few days, 730 sparrows and 1556 parrots were brought in to add to the existing sparrow and parrot population.

With this, the number of sparrows became equal to the number of parrots.

Find the number of parrots that the bird park had at first

The correct answer is : 1062