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Ziggy’s Haven Parrot Sanctuary co-director Kim Phelps is startled by a sulphur-crested cockatoo in the bird’s enclosure Thursday, May 12. The bird took a couple almonds from Phelps and went on its way. Ziggy’s Haven is home to a wide array of parrots of all colors and sizes.

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These sun conures appear to be cuddling in their enclosure at Ziggy’s Haven in Inverness.

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Twelve-year-old Lexi Maza feeds two parrots inside an enclosure at Ziggy's Haven in Inverness. The birds are being fed sunflower seeds.

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These macaws wait for a treat Thursday, May 12, at Ziggy's Haven Parrot Sanctuary.

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This macaw uses its powerful beak and feet to crack open an almond given to the bird Thursday, May 12.

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Ziggy's Haven Parrot Sanctuary also has an indoor facility that is full of colorful parrots.

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Ziggy's Haven co-director Kim Phelps receives a kiss from a conure at the parrot sanctuary in Inverness.

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These two conures, a cherry-headed and miter, are given a treat Thursday, May 12, at Ziggy's Haven Parrot Rescue in Inverness. The facility's co-director Kim Phelps lets the birds ride on her shoulder.

Nancy Kennedy can be reached at 352-564-2927 or by email at nkennedy@chronicleonline.com.