“This past Saturday I stopped by Mill Creek Point… I was standing by the Greenway [arch], a pair of mating Monk Parakeets… landed in the children’s playground. They did not seem nervous… almost posing at times. I spent a good 15 minutes observing them.”
Mickey also shared a link to a 2010 article about wild Monk Parakeets in the northeast:
He continued, “Also, in the pool of water… just before reaching the circle, a Greater Yellowleg was poking into the water. And only…7 or 8 feet away was this rather large Snapping Turtle…it seemed to be basking in the sun.” Thanks, Mickey and Elaine.