Definition: The term "feral" can be used to describe a bird that has escaped into the wild. For example, there are feral colonies of Quaker Parrots that thrive in Chicago and New York. These birds are descended of parrots that escaped captivity years ago.
Also Known As: wild, untamed
Common Misspellings: ferel
Examples:I was able to see feral Quaker Parrots nesting under a bridge in Chicago.