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Friday, March 24, 2017

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Please, folks -- it only takes a minute to send an e-mail message or make a call to one of the NJ reps listed below (many of whom already support the wild parrots but won't move without hearing a chorus of public support for our remarkable avian friends).

To All Friends of the New Jersey Wild Parrots:

Time is running out for Bill S1768, which seeks to de-list Monk Parakeets (aka Quaker Parrots) from New Jersey's list of potentially dangerous species.

NJ Law regarding Wild Quakers

Sadly, the law basically sanctions the killing of the birds, even though there are plenty of bird adopters and bird lovers who want to help the birds. So, young birds recovered from nests, along with any eggs inside, are destroyed almost reflexively, as if their lives didn't matter at all. Not only is this process cruel, immoral, and wasteful - it is completely unnecessary.

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Artificial Nesting Platform is a Success

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Current NJ laws list Quaker Parrots as a "potentially dangerous" species, so they are not protected by law, but Alison was determined to work with PSE&G to time nest teardowns during a period when cold temperatures would not kill the birds and when eggs or young would not be present in the nests.

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