These parrots, as shown on the ABC News website, appear to be using this Miami high rise hotel window ledge as refuge from Hurricane Irma. I think they are red-headed conures (although I am no expert so please put in your two cents if you think they are another type of bird). Wikipedia has this to say:
The red-masked parakeet (Psittacara erythrogenys is a medium-sized parrot from Ecuador and Peru. It is popular as a pet and are known in aviculture as the cherry-headed conure or the red-headed conure. They are also considered the best talkers of all the conures.
I wish these two would tell someone what has happened since this photo was taken and if they are ok now.
Although red-headed conures are listed as near-threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, there are many other animals who live only in Florida’s wild areas and are…
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