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#6047967 - 11/24/15 04:15 PM Small parrots?
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A few years ago these little green and yellow parrot looking birds showed up. They're cool to look at for a few minutes but they're loud and we quickly realized the eat all the corn! We're in Atascosa county. Anyone else seen these things?? What exactly are they and where'd they come from??

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#6047978 - 11/24/15 04:21 PM Re: Small parrots? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
jetdad Offline
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I used to see green parrots all the time in Dallas. They would nest in the towers of the electrical power lines. I believe they came up from Mexico. Those damn Mexican pirates! Always a parrot on their shoulder.

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#6047980 - 11/24/15 04:22 PM Re: Small parrots? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
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Saw them several times around Temple....never outside of town or I'd tell ya how they taste....noisy as all get out.....
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#6048023 - 11/24/15 04:43 PM Re: Small parrots? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
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Never seen them but have heard about them. They're in the country illegally. The good news is they should be headed south instead of north laugh

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#6048035 - 11/24/15 04:48 PM Re: Small parrots? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
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These down here oughta taste pretty good.. Their diet is 100% Apple scented corn!

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#6048080 - 11/24/15 05:06 PM Re: Small parrots? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
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Called Quaker parrots there's a lot of them around Austin.
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#6048081 - 11/24/15 05:06 PM Re: Small parrots? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
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Too much work DC. Wait for the Whistling Ducks. More duck for your bang!

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#6050441 - 11/25/15 08:47 PM Re: Small parrots? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
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Got any pictures and other name than quaker parots ? wife is a birder and curious.

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#6050446 - 11/25/15 08:51 PM Re: Small parrots? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
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#6050596 - 11/25/15 10:28 PM Re: Small parrots? [Re: DuckCoach1985]
stxranchman Offline
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Parrot or Green Jay? Green Jays are some corn stealing son of a guns in my area.
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