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    Sunday, April 18, 2004

    Signs of spring: The Monk Parakeets

    Chicago Wilderness Magazine has captured some colorful photos of the Monk Parakeet and its nesting behaviors. Strange little birds, they nest in the oddest places, including atop telephone poles in West Haven. Allegedly a cointainer of these feathery pets broke open in the 60s in New York and they've since migrated to southern Connecticut.

    Nests are easy to find. The birds, however, are more elusive. Luckily, we spotted one this morning sunning himself on the power lines.

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