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Welcome, wild parrot watchers, to BrooklynParrots.com – a site focusing on the remarkable Monk Parakeets (AKA Quaker Parrots) of Brooklyn.

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About

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

Blog

Brooklyn Parrots on (and in) the air!

I had the recent pleasure of meeting WCBS News Radio88 reporter Mike Sugerman and relating to him the strange tale of the wild parrots of Brooklyn. The result is a very nice story on the “boids” posted to WCBS’ site today. Check it out at: https://wcbs880.radio.com/articles/news/sweet-spot-mike-sugerman-wild-parrots-brooklyn

For The Birds: The Story of Canada’s Largest Animal Rescue Endeavor – a film by Ben Life

What happens when a well-intended effort to provide refuge for hundreds of abandoned, abused, and displaced birds falls apart due to the refuge owner’s death? Ben Life’s film tells the story of a how a heart-breaking situation was ultimately averted by the heroic efforts of a team of volunteers participating in what would become known …

Contact

To contact the Brooklyn Parrot Society, please send email to stephencarlbaldwin (a t) gmail.com