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Monk Parakeet Cutting Branch | by Beth Fishkind
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Monk Parakeet Cutting Branch

A strong beak lets this parrot chop off a branch for its nest.

 

Monk Parakeets are "escapees" in the New York area: they're tropical birds that have adapted to the cold weather and live here year-round.

 

May 3, 2015

Levy Preserve

Merrick, Long Island, NY

 

Photographed with a Canon PowerShot SX50HS.

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Uploaded on May 11, 2015