Parrots Flock to Brooklyn College

Brooklyn Parrots
Brooklyn College and Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY

The old urban legend is that the parrots, which have been around here, in Chicago, and now 14 states, escaped from a crate at the airport. Baldwin has a new, plausible twist to the story: mob workers are responsible for the release here and around the country. They would open every crate and skim a bit off of whatever was inside for themselves. But when they opened these crates, some flew out. This story seems to explain so many escapees from airports around the country. Continue reading Parrots Flock to Brooklyn College