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.


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


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


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


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


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


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.