Wild parakeets, far from their native land, have taken a liking to London

Love them or hate them, there's no denying their growing numbers have added an explosion of color to the city's streets.

Park visitors offer food to ring-necked parakeets in Kensington Park, London. Though native to central Africa and South Asia, their population in England has been increasing steadily.
Photograph by Richard Baker / In Pictures via Getty Images

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