Posts Tagged ‘judy’

The Loving Wild Parrots of San Francisco: Is This a Nest High Up in a Pacific Heights Eucalyptus?

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Could be.

These South American parrots should feel right at home in a south-of-the-Equator tree, non?

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Will their chicks soon join the flock in Telegraph Hill?

Or maybe they’ll just end up hanging out in Sue Bierman Park eating flowers:

It will be one or the other, probably…

OMG, Bill Clinton to Grace the Bay Area Oct. 17 at the Home of Judy and George Marcus – Just $500 a Ticket

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

And, bonus, Attorney General Jerry Brown and Mayor Gavin Newsom will be there as well.

Sunday October 17, 2010, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
The Home of Judy and George Marcus
GUEST Individual Ticket $500 Reception

This joint might go down on the Black Mountain Side of scenic Los Altos Hills, but that’s just a guess:

And for another $2000, you can get a real photo with Bill to replace that Photoshop job you’ve been showing off to your friends…

CO-CHAIR $50,000 VIP Dinner and Photograph & Reception
CO-HOST $10,000 VIP Dinner and Photograph & Reception
VIP GUEST $2,500 Photograph & Reception

See you there!*

*Not really.

The Boisterous Parrots of San Francisco Now Fly All Over Town

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

It used to be that the Wild Parrots of San Francisco kept mostly to the area around Telegraph Hill (as you can see here on the two-DVD Collector’s Edition of the famous movie, just released).

But nowadays, they roam farther afield, giving you more chances to see (and hear) these happy looking birds. Keep looking up to the sky or down in the trees eating plum flowers – you’ll spot them eventually)

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Will the Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Gain Official California State Bird Status?

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

When they’re not eating flowers, the Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill like to fly around San Francisco in big flocks.

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Wild parrots above the KPIX-TV building on Battery Street and also near 202 Green Street, where Philo T. Farnsworth invented television a while back. 

Some people are afraid of these red masked conures, but others would like them to become the state bird of California instead of the Valley Quail. We have some quail in San Francisco as well, but not all that many.

Will the Parrot cell phone-accessory company be able to change our state bird from quail to parrot?

Only Time Will Tell.