[Tweeters] Yacolt Parakeet Update
lguy_mcw at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 27 19:58:41 PST 2007
The Brooklyn parakeets went thru the same mess, and
the folks there eventually learned to live WITH the
Now they live in man-made houses and do not bother the
It just takes a little effort and coordination between
the PUD and the local folks who are willing to make a
spot for a pole for the parrot house(s).
I sent the PUD and the Town Council the information.
I guess they did not bother to read it.
--- Wilson Cady <gorgebirds at juno.com> wrote:
> Last night the Clark county PUD did remove
> the five Monk Parakeet
> nests in Yacolt but were only able to capture and
> euthanize three of the
> estimated fifty parakeets. The next step in the plan
> is to have USDA
> personnel shoot the remaining birds with air rifles.
> The Portland news
> station is running a public opinion survey on the
> removal of the nests,
> so far it is 53% against and 40 for the removal. If
> you would like to
> voice your opinion the web address for the news
> station and the poll is:
> Contact information for the Clark County PUD
> is 360-992-3000, the
> person who has been their spokesperson is Lena
> Wilson Cady
> Washougal, WA
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