|Wild parrots, wheeling in the sky, catch the |
sun in Edgewater, New Jersey,
December 3rd, 2006.
How big? Well, I counted at least 75 parrots flocking, and I'm sure there were more in the general vicinity. I mean, at times these parrots filled the whole sky (and you should have heard the shrieks: it sounded like a world ending (or beginning)!
Sometimes, you'll find so many parrots
settling in a small tree that the tree seems to
"The Big Flock," is always in a constant state of commotion. Hawks nesting in the Palisades like to
prey on the parrots, making quick reflexes and
good communication essential for survival.
The Big Flock flies high, fast, and with breathtaking precision. They have to maintain a high degree of group cohesion in order to drive off the birds of prey which go after them.