PBS NewsHour

How a Hawaiian island is fighting invasive parakeets

Clip: 08/06/2017 | 8m 11s Video has closed captioning.

On the Hawaiian island of Kauai, rose-ringed parakeets, which are often kept as pets, have bred in the wild, destroying farms and bothering residents. They may also be threatening native plants. PBS NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on local efforts to battle the invasive birds.

Aired: 08/06/17

Rating: NR

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