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Pelican Media
Based in San Francisco, Pelican Media, which produced THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL, is a not-for-profit organization whose main purpose is the production of films with environmental themes.

Visit Shadow Distribution's THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL Web site for reviews, press materials and related links.
Mark Bittner’s personal Web site features in-depth information on the parrots, as well as additional bird-related writings and photos.

The Oasis Sanctuary
Get updates on the parrots featured in THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL and Mark Bittner and learn about the captive exotic birds that are cared for in the Oasis facility.

In this Animals Aloud audio podcast, Mark Bittner talks about his relationship with the flock of parrots featured in his book and the film. Film Documents Wild Parrots in San Francisco
Listen to Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan’s review of THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL for NPR.

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story... with Wings
By Mark Bittner

(Harmony Books, 2004)
In Mark Bittner's memoir, he recounts how he became fascinated with the birds and a part of their lives through words and photographs.

Urban Habitats NATURE: Pale Male
For a look at another popular bird story, follow the adventures of Pale Male, a daring red-tailed hawk who manages to thrive in the urban world of New York City.

San Francisco Chronicle: Preserving Perches for Wild Parrots
Read the San Francisco Chronicle’s article about the new measure to protect the cypress trees on Greenwich Street in San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill neighborhood. Celebrity Parrots to Get Home Insurance
Listen to NPR’s report about the City of San Francisco’s efforts to protect the two cypress trees.

Urban Habitats: Birds in the Urban Environment
Explore issues and research surrounding urban habitats for birds throughout the United States and around the world.

Birds in Bird-friendly Spaces
Learn about urban environments and how to cultivate bird-friendly spaces and discover resources and references for appreciating parrots and birds of all kinds.

Avian Rescue

Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue
Learn how you can help protect parrots and support rescue efforts from this bird rescue organization located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Phoenix Landing
Get all the facts from experts on both wild and pet parrots and learn about parrot-related events occurring around the country.


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