For many of us who love and live with parrots, these silly, wise, bright and comical creatures become like our children. As a parrot owner and professional photographer, I, of course, enjoy photographing my “kids.” It wasn’t until Bill McGrath of Parrots and Company, an avian-only store in Stamford, Connecticut, asked me to take some shots of the store’s nursery section that I began focusing on young parrots. From this project came my first photo exhibit, “Sweet Beginnings — An Intimate Look at the Life of Baby Parrots,” which was made up of 26 images. I am happy to say that they were well-received by the public — little ambassadors from the feathered world to our own. On these pages, you can see a selection of those photographs.
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