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And them's good eating?
Particularly good roll on the Random Wildlife Encounters table the other day:

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I made a reasonably serious attempt to apprehend it, on the theory that it was so out of place that the odds were someone nearby was missing it, but after it finally remembered that it was a bird and flew off (a good three minutes into my efforts), I looked it up and apparently it's one of those monk parakeets which can do perfectly well for themselves even in this climate. Still, one does have to admit it's an even better story than the random chickens.

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randomdreams From: randomdreams Date: September 5th, 2014 04:44 am (UTC) (permalink this entry)
Whoah. I have never seen one of those in the wild. I'm guessing you don't live in the western US.
robling_t From: robling_t Date: September 5th, 2014 05:43 am (UTC) (permalink this entry)
Let's just say that I'd have thought I'm well north of the Parrot Line... Mmm, climate change?
silver_chipmunk From: silver_chipmunk Date: September 6th, 2014 02:43 am (UTC) (permalink this entry)
Yes those are the guys we have here in NYC. When I write in my journal about seeing or hearing parrots, those are what I mean.
ashnistrike From: ashnistrike Date: September 9th, 2014 03:39 pm (UTC) (permalink this entry)
Yeah, I used to see those guys sometimes near Elliott's old house in S. Austin. Also, one morning when up way to early for work, saw a small flock (8 or so) fly right past my van in the Loyola Hosp. parking lot, with sunrise light on their wings. Absolutely glorious. They fly surprisingly like mourning doves, but bullet-headed and green. It's one of those things where yes, they're an invasive, but I just can't bring myself to care.

Great pics, BTW. Is that the nice bridge over the river?

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