Today's bird is the Green Parakeet. The last Parakeet I posted was a different species that seems to only have a small flock down here. Green Parakeets, on the other hand, have several, large, well-established flocks throughout the Rio Grande Valley. The giant hailstorm we had did some damage on the flock I usually see (at 10th and Dove in McAllen) and I haven't seen them since. But, I stumbled on these guys in a small business plaza in Weslaco. They were up in the dried palm fronds and a few others in the flock (there were six all together) were popping in and out of woodpecker holes on another palm. I've actually seen them a few times since, so I wonder if they're setting up shop here. I took this picture on April 28, 2012.