Up close with the Wanstead parakeets

The squawking club of parakeets which have made Wanstead their home have featured a number of times in Wansteadium. We’ve had them on video, but we’ve never had pictures of them as up close as these, taken by
Brian Kavanagh.

Jennifer Schenck offers these additional pics:


  • In other nature news, it’s been a while since we indulged our affection for hedgehogs. But stories in the press on Monday indicate that the long-term bleak outlook for hedgehogs has not improved. Boxer Tyson Fury said this weekend that he has eaten hedgehogs, which doesn’t help.

4 thoughts on “Up close with the Wanstead parakeets”

  1. We see the parakeets in our garden all the time, especially in the plarge oak tree of our garden
    in Buckingham road.

  2. I see and hear them often in Wanstead Park; a few times last summer there were hordes of them in the trees at the bend of Heronry Pond where the lane leads to Warren Road.

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