Our research on the parrots of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas

Life finds its way! 🌿

Discover the groundbreaking research conducted by our co-director Dr. Donald Brightsmith and his graduate student Simon Kiacz , shedding light on the remarkable adaptation of the endangered Red-crowned parrot in the suburban regions of South Texas. 🦜🏡

Join us in unraveling the fascinating story of these resilient creatures as they thrive in unexpected environments. 🌆🌳

An Endangered Mexican Parrot Is Thriving In Urban Areas Of South Texas (forbes.com)

📄 Scientific publication https://www.mdpi.com/1424-2818/15/7/878

Red crowned parrot (Amazona viridiginialis) from the Rio Grande Valley in Texas. Photo credits: Simon Kiacz