Keith Patton shows off his green-winged macaw to the Angstmann family of Minster during a recent outing at East Bank State Park in St. Marys. The children, Allison, 9, left, Evan, 3, and Erika, 10, were drawn to the big bird and its magnificent colors, they said. Patton often takes the bird to area festivals and plans to attend the 2008 Governor's Cup Regatta beginning the weekend of Aug. 22.
ST. MARYS - Scooter perches gracefully on her owner's shoulder as a slight wind from Grand Lake ruffles her rainbow-colored feathers.
The green-winged macaw basks in the sun after a dip in a water fountain along East Bank State Park. [More