Friday, September 15, 2006


Poaching Quakers?

An article by Courier Life Publications, a Brooklyn-based publisher, raises the question that the borough's now infamous wild quaker parrots might be targets of poachers. Several locals, including Steve Baldwin who runs the Brooklyn Quaker Society, were quoted by the paper as saying that there have been significantly less quakers present in their usual roosting spots. They suspect that a pair of young men are pulling the chicks from their nests to sell to local pet stores. These comments, however, were not substantiated with any physical evidence.

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