This Chennai man feeds 8,000 parakeets every day

Posted on 9 August 2018

These parakeets relocated to the city of Chennai after the Southeast Asia floods in 2006 – and the roof of Joseph Sekar’s camera repair shop has become a feeding sanctuary for them.

They are fed twice a day and forty percent of Sekar’s income goes toward their food.

It all started when he noticed two of these birds and after he put food out, the number of his feathery guests grew.

Sekar explains that his actions are an act of love and that money isn’t important.

Watch the video below and share your opinions on displaced wildlife in urban spaces. We’d love to know what you think.

The Birdman of Chennai from Great Big Story on Vimeo.
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