Welcome, wild parrot watchers, to BrooklynParrots.com – a site focusing on the remarkable Monk Parakeets (AKA Quaker Parrots) of Brooklyn.
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BrooklynParrots.com is a site launched in 2005 to share information about the wild Quaker Parrots (AKA Monk Parakeets) of Brooklyn. The site hosts photos of the parrots, reports from the field, frequently asked questions about the birds, and notices about the periodic “wild parrot safaris” offered to the general public.
For more information about this project, please send email to: stephencarlbaldwin (at) gmail.com
I had the recent pleasure of accompanying writer Lenora Todaro on a trip to Green-Wood Cemetery to see the wild parrots. She interviewed a bunch of New Yorkers — including myself — on what these interesting interlopers are up to, and what they can teach us about living in New York City. Lenora’s well-written, thought-provoking …
A number of you have written me asking about when the next wild parrot safari will happen in Brooklyn. This question is a natural one to ask, given that the last safari we did was in November, and no safaris were scheduled for December of 2018 or January 2019. Unfortunately, the last couple of safaris …
The wonderful folks at BRIC Arts Media made a nice video on the Brooklyn Parrots (AKA Monk Parakeets) that just came out today. I hope you enjoy it — BTW BRIC is a great institution whose mission is to bring today’s tech-centric tools of expression to the larger community. Please support them!
To contact the Brooklyn Parrot Society, please send email to stephencarlbaldwin (a t) gmail.com