Rare, injured visitor found at home
By Katie Terhune
The Daily News
Published July 16, 2011

BAYOU VISTA — A Bayou Vista resident found an unexpected guest Thursday morning on her porch in the form of a parrot.

Toni Jo Lindstrom had stepped outside to hang laundry when she found the bird, which, according to a local wildlife authority, is a quaker parrot, also known as a monk parakeet.

The parrot appeared to be injured, Lindstrom said.

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