Meet the Fledglings this Mother’s Day!
Meet the Fledglings this Mother’s Day!
May 8, 2015

By Rachel Walman It’s spring and that means there are a lot of new moms in New York City…moms with feathers! This Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10 we’re celebrating moms with and without feathers. Join us for our third annual Meet the Fledglings program. To celebrate the closing weekend of our stunning exhibition Audubon’s Aviary:…

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Baby Pigeons Visited DCHM, Had a Blast!
Baby Pigeons Visited DCHM, Had a Blast!
May 10, 2013

  The May 4th Meet the Fledglings program was a huge success thanks to the Wild Bird Fund and the 70+ visitors who came out to meet some of NYC’s most notorious residents- baby pigeons! The event began with a fascinating presentation by Rita McMahon of the Wild Bird Fund. First, she spoke about the different birds…

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Blast From the Past: Quaker Parrot of Brooklyn
Blast From the Past: Quaker Parrot of Brooklyn
March 29, 2013

  There haven’t always been Quaker Parrots in Brooklyn but people began seeing them flying wild there beginning in the 1960s. The most accepted theory is that there were some mass escapes at JFK Airport. In South America, from where this species is originally, the Quaker Parrot became a nuisance. One of the ways to…

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