I’ve heard about feral parrots in Long Beach for quite a while, but I finally saw them the other day. They were moving too quickly to get a picture of them. I was going north on Palo Verde, just after crossing Wardlow. There were at least 100 bright green parrots with red markings. Very Cool!
Check here for more information about local parrots. http://www.californiaparrotproject.org/mitred_parakeet.html
8/22/13 — http://www.ocregister.com/articles/birds-522070-long-parrots.html more parrot stuff!