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a parrot aviary destroyed

2003-07-06 - 3:41 p.m.

what is left of the aviary after tropical storm bill
2003 by Elaine Radford, all rights reserved
I've broken up some of these disaster photographs from Tropical Storm Bill into separate diary entries, so that individual pages don't take so long to load. The parrot porch was completely destroyed. As I wrote earlier, it was a miracle that the birds and turtles came through unharmed. Cookie and Sheldon, who had vulnerable cages, had been moved inside. The other flight cages, amazingly enough, did not crumble under the impact because the full force of the treefall was actually overhead where the oak tree blasted through the cathedral ceiling of the living room. At this time, the conures are in small temporary cages, and they are not necessarily thrilled about the limited quarters, but they seem to be in great shape.

crushed aviary with tree still in place
2003 by Elaine Radford, all rights reserved
crushed aviary after tree removed
2003 by Elaine Radford, all rights reserved
Cookie's table was completely smashed. I shudder to think what would have happened if he had been out there when the tree collapsed.

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