Wild parakeets in Tokyo

Wild parakeets in Tokyo

For a year The young photographer Yoshinori Mizutani made pictures of the thousands of parakeets who live in Tokyo.

Tokyo Parakeets
The birds were were brought to Japan in the 1960s and 1970s from tropical regions in India and Sri Lanka to be sold as pets.

Photo of parakeets in Tokyo
They had since gone wild and made Tokyo their home. Today, they’ve multiplied to thousands.

Parakeets above Tokyo

More pictures here: Yoshinori Mizutani