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Residents ready to defend alien parakeets

(AP Photo/Douglas Healey).

(AP Photo/Douglas Healey).

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Lorraine Cavanagh and some of her neighbours are rallying together to protect the Monk Parakeets that have settled into their London, UK neighbourhood.

Legends abound as to how the Latin American birds came to call Isle of Dogs home, but residents, like Ms. Cavanagh, welcome the sometimes noisy aliens, and vow to defend them against wildlife authorities seeking to cull the feral birds.

Click listen to hear Lorraine Cavanagh, Parakeet Advocate.

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