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How Did South American Monk Parakeets End Up in Hyde Park?

An interview with Stephen Pruett-Jones



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  1. We’ve seen them as far south as my grandparents house on 105th and King Drive! Last summer, a pair liked to perch on the wires above the backyard.

    • I lived on 54th & Drexel Avenue several years ago. The park on that block was full of them.

  2. A few are ok, but if they were as numerous as pigeons, we would hate the noise, at least until it deafened us.

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