Free Parrots Home / Contact 
Search
submit news and info | web resources | past polls | calendar | advanced search | site statistics | Sound and Video |
 Welcome to Free ParrotsTuesday, April 24 2018 @ 08:39 PM UTC 
Amazon Expedition Travel ?
Guyana Expedition Travel

Topics
Home
Travel (9/0)
General News (75/5)
Conservation (50/0)
Shelters and Rescue (13/2)

User Functions
Username:

Password:

Don't have an account yet? Sign up as a New User

Browse All Stories
Browse All Stories

Video About Wild Parrots
click here to purchase

Help support this site!
Help support this site... your donations are needed to support research, conservation, and rescue efforts.


Wild Parrot Nest Teardowns in Brooklyn
Sunday, May 08 2005 @ 11:16 PM UTC
Contributed by: brooklynparrots
Views: 5705
General News Last Tuesday, May 3rd, a concerned resident of Brooklyn witnessed Con Edison contractors tearing down a mid-sized monk parrot nest built on a pole supporting a power transformer. This action appears to signal the opening salvo in the annual battle between New York City's utility company and the wild parrots of Brooklyn.

read more (237 words) 1 comments Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version
Most Recent Post: 01/01 12:00AM by

Petco gives in to activists, will stop selling parrots
Sunday, April 24 2005 @ 06:02 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 22806
General News SAN DIEGO -- Petco Animal Supplies Inc. said Tuesday it will stop selling large birds in a deal with an animal rights group, which agreed to end its boycott.

Amazon and African grey parrots, cockatoos and macaws will no longer be sold at Petco stores.

read more (63 words) 2 comments Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version
Most Recent Post: 09/20 04:35AM by Tami Myers

Photo Essay: Brooklyn Parrots
Friday, April 01 2005 @ 04:25 AM UTC
Contributed by: brooklynparrots
Views: 9879
General News Dear fellow wild parrot fans.

I've created a brief photo essay describing the life and times of my favorite bunch of feathered Brooklynites: the wild monk parakeets of Brooklyn College.

www.brooklynparrots.com

Although New York is a city that prides itself as being "in the know", I'm amazed at how many people regard the Brooklyn feral parakeets as "urban legends", at least until they see these birds up-close-and-personal!


1 comments Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version
Most Recent Post: 01/01 12:00AM by

Ring neck parrots in Germany
Friday, January 28 2005 @ 08:03 PM UTC
Contributed by: Janice
Views: 14142
General News While visiting Mannheim, Germany (near Heidelberg) last May (04) we were surprised to find a large flock of feral Alexandrine Ringneck parrots nesting at the Schwetzingen Castle park.
Our friend in Mannheim says they often visit his walnut trees, and chase little birds away from his feeder. He mentions they wake him up rather frequently as well.
Apparently the cold temperatures are not a problem for this hardy species!
If you go, be sure to take your binoculars!

1 comments Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version
Most Recent Post: 01/01 12:00AM by

Mystery of missing feral parrot in UK
Tuesday, January 25 2005 @ 01:36 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 5395
General News The owners of a free flying parrot considered "part of the family" are hoping to start the new year by being reunited with their pet, which they believe has been stolen.

Edward and Susan Warner, who run The Railway Hotel pub, Station Way, Cheam, had owned the Amazon Orange Wing parrot named Basil for three years before he disappeared.

read more (291 words) 1 comments Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version
Most Recent Post: 01/01 12:00AM by

Parrot squawks mistress's name to man's wife
Tuesday, January 25 2005 @ 01:25 AM UTC
Contributed by: MikeSchindlinger
Views: 7939
General News Tel Aviv - An Israeli who taught his pet parrot the name of his mistress now faces divorce - after the bird kept squawking it to his wife.

read more (103 words)  Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version
Post a comment

Who's Online
Guest Users: 6

Foster Parrots - Adoption and Conservation

Vote

How many years have you lived with a parrot?

0 - 1
1 - 2
2 - 5
5 - 10
10 - 20
20 - 30
30 -40
40 - 50
50 or more
never
Results
1801 votes | 0 comments

Vote

Where does your parrot's species live? (Cast an additional vote for each bird you live with)

Central America
South America
Caribbean
Africa
Asia
Australia
Oceania
Don't know...
Results
1287 votes | 3 comments

Adopt a Parrot ?

Current Parrot News
  • This RSS feed URL is deprecated
  • Sneak Preview of Indonesian Parrot Project's New Documentary about Cockatoos - Chicago Evening Post
  • Why Did the Carolina Parakeet Go Extinct? - Smithsonian
  • In the Fate of the Delta Smelt, Warnings of Conservation Gone Wrong - Undark Magazine
  • The tragic story of America's only native parrot, now extinct for 100 years - The Conversation US
  • Tiger that had 'strayed' into a fragmented forest found killed - Mong
  • The mysterious and tragic story of the Carolina parakeet, America's only native parrot - Washington Post
  • Of Animals and Bees and Flowers Wild as Earth Day Nears - Common Dreams
  • Human Footprint Devastating Wildlife: An Article For Earth Day - Modern Diplomacy
  • What the tragic story of the extinct Carolina parakeet can tell us about parrot conservation - Scroll.in
  • Australia's rarest parrot released in Geelong - Bay 93.9

  • Wild Parrot Documentary