Are Galveston's Parrots still around?

Are Galveston's Parrots still around?

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Caryl

Galveston, TX

#1 Jul 10, 2010
A few years back we had a great treat occasionally...a flock of wild parrots would visit a tree behind us...on the border between the East End Historic District and San Jacinto Neighborhood...

I have not seen nor heard about them since IKE...has anyone?
Flip Flops

United States

#2 Jul 10, 2010
I don't know about Galveston, but they are alive and well in San Leon.
Jessie

Galveston, TX

#3 Jan 10, 2011
We seen them this morning near the flight museum off 83rd street. There was over 20 of them it was a treat to see. 01/10/2011
Marty

Galveston, TX

#4 Nov 18, 2012
Yea, there is a thriving colony living on Stewart near 61st street. Quakers. They fly over my house every day. :)
Jim

Galveston, TX

#5 Feb 3, 2013
Seen a few a City Hall Bayou Vista, 12/15/2012
janet

Middletown, CT

#6 Jun 18, 2014
Caryl wrote:
A few years back we had a great treat occasionally...a flock of wild parrots would visit a tree behind us...on the border between the East End Historic District and San Jacinto Neighborhood...
I have not seen nor heard about them since IKE...has anyone?
YES they actually landed on the wires at my friends home on Teakwood just off 57th... must have been about 8-10 of them and he said in all the years he has seen them he has NEVER seen them land only go flying by! they have nests in the ball filed lights not far from their home they are so big they look like condo's.... I was told they go in every now and them to destroy them due to the danger of the electrcity and the sticks they build with....

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