Monk Parakeets observed on an Oncor substation at the Northhaven Trail trailhead near the intersection of Royal Lane and Central Expressway.

The trailhead at the east end of the Northaven Trail in Dallas, Texas.
The Oncor substation where the Monk Parakeets live.
A Monk Parakeet nest constructed entirely of twigs.
One of the substation’s resident Monk Parakeets.
A Monk Parakeet in Dallas, Texas.
Work on the nests is an ongoing effort.
Nest building amongst the girders.

Observation Details

CountyDallas
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CityDallas
DateOct 20, 2012
Time of DayMidmorning
TemperatureWarm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
WeatherClear
HabitatRecreation-Park
Type of BehaviorCongregating
GenderMixed
MaturityAdult
ObserverChris Jackson