Monday, April 12, 2010


"I SAW WILD PARROTS IN NEW YORK CITY!" written by George Sommers and published by Wiggles Press is now available!
It's the TRUE story of a flock of feral Quaker parrots that have been living in the "wilds" of New York City since the 1970's! The book combines a colorfully illustrated children's story, author Q&A on parrots both wild and as pets, and my original photography of the NYC parrots!
-For an autographed softcover copy send $11.95 (includes s&h) to
George Sommers - 73 Albatross Rd. - Quincy, MA 02169 (Checks payable to George Sommers:)
-Hardcover copies available for $19.95 through publisher; go to

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Starting a new aquarium 101 Part 1 of 4 - Boston Birds and Fish Examiner
So you've decided to you want a fish tank - but with all the information and choices available, you don't know where to begin. The following guidelines should helpsort outsome issues.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

FEatherfest article

This osprey soaring over a Quincy marsh may be planing to visit his raptor buddies at the Connecticut Featherfest scheduled for Sat. 3/20. for the 4-1-1 on this great parrot and pet bird show, go to boston
scroll down to and click on PETS

Saturday, March 6, 2010

the St. Patrick's/parrots connection

Even without kissing the Blarney Stone (or drinking green beer) this correspondent has established some fascinating connections between parrots and St. Patrick's Day. St. Patty's Day parrots: the wearin' of the green feathers - Boston Birds and Fish Examiner
Go to boston scroll to and click on PETS

Saturday, February 27, 2010

They talk! They sing! They do tricks! Except....when they don't. Parrot Star 3: the Feathered Flops is the las to three installments appearing in boston under PETS.
ago - Boston Birds and Fish Examiner

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

It's not easy being green... except of course on St. Patrick's Day. Your intrepid correspondent digs deep to make the connection in "St. Patrick's Day Parrots: the Wearin' of the Green Feathers" in "Pet Gazette" distributed in Southeastern MA from Quincy to Brockton; Plymouth to P-Town - also online. Pick up your copy today - and puh-lease patronize our advertisers!