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. Barbara Cosgrove of Southington, with her green-winged macaw, Emily. In 2006 Cosgrove founded the CT Parrot Society with her husband Bob. Because of the long lives of the parrots the Cosgroves have made provisions for them in their wills.