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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill is a 2003 documentary film directed, produced, and edited by Judy Irving. It chronicles the relationship between Mark Bittner, an unemployed musician who is living rent-free in a cabin in Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, California, and a flock of feral parrots that he feeds and interacts with -- cherry-headed conures, mainly, but also two blue-crowned conures, one of which is named Connor. Bittner also wrote a book by the same name on the subject. In May 2007, the documentary aired on the PBS series Independent Lens. Much of the documentary focuses on the individual parrots, and their relationships with one another. Bittner notes that there is humor ... more on Wikipedia

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