to our web site devoted to our birds
are in Victoria BC, Canada. We started back in 2001 and got a
cockatiel who we called Mandy. She is a very cute Latino and was
a great way to get into birds
Easter of 2003 we were lucky enough to find a beautiful Eleanora
Cockatoo. Her owner could no longer take of her, due to developing
Cheree and I decided to add Bow Bow to our family.
in the 1980's, I had a Moluccan Cockatoo called Peaches.
a great bird, but due to a unfortunate accident, is no longer
After 17 years we now have a new
"Too." We are
Bow Bow's third
owners and she is now a very mature 27 years old, having
been hatched back in 1977.
Her first name was originally FRED, after the Cockatoo on the
TV show Baretta
which was a hit back when she was young. For the last 20 years,
she has been called Bow
has been a bit of a feather plucker but now she seems to have
is on medication and has grown most of her feathers back as you
can see from the photos.
Bow Bow loves to cuddle and to say "HELLO"
all the time.
Cheree has taught Bow to say "Pretty Bird" as well as
"Hello Bow Bow"
She bonded extremely well with
her new Mom and Dad, Cheree and Cyril.
is now no longer with us as she passed away in my arms on June
16 2004. We only had the love and joy of her presence for 14 Months
. But we loved each other dearly, She was my constant Companion."
Her Dad Cyril
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