Photo by Mara Lavitt -- Special to the Hartford Courant
March 21, 2015, Middletown
The eighth FeatherFest was held in Middletown by the Connecticut Parrot Society providing visitors with education about parrots and other birds. Ann Kopp of Ridgefield with cockatoos Marty, left, a triton, Wyatt on her shoulder, a Moluccan, and Hank, a black palm. Kopp began with parrots because her partner Ted Bouthillier is allergic to fur.