Monks Eat With Their Hands

Myiopsitta monachusMonk Parakeets (Myiopsitta monachus) munching on fresh Hemlock cones.Myiopsitta monachusHere, if you’re doing eye-flips over wild parrots in Brooklyn, is more information about these Andean-origin birds.Myiopsitta monachusUsually fairly skittish, these raucous birds were so intent on eating that half a dozen of them tolerated us standing not so far away from them for a while. At least enough time to mosey around to get the sun behind us for this last image:Myiopsitta monachus

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