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Angela Nelson pets her 1-year-old greenwing macaw, Nola. The parrot was named after New Orleans. Nelson operates Consider the Birds Avian Rescue, Adoption and Education Services. She has acquired the skills necessary to clip the birds' nails and wings, and give fluids and injections for pain. She also knows when a vet call is warranted. (Tribune photo by TJ Jerke)

Prinsburg woman operates Consider the Birds rehabilitation service

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PRINSBURG - Standing at less than a foot tall, the bright-feathered, squawking, large-beaked animals are just like a child -- and a rural Prinsburg woman has 16 of them.

Angela Nelson fell in love with parrots in one week after taking care of a friend's pet bird, and has since developed veterinary skills and opened an adoption and rehabilitation service out of her own home.

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