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. Jessica El-Beck of Meriden with her white-bellied caique named Zeke. El-Beck adopted Zeke through the CT Parrot Society's adoption program. "I have a tattoo of Zeke on my leg. He's holding a banner that says 'Adopt'".