ArtLung, blog of Joe Crawford [January 2008]

Mr. Bird 2008 Feb 29

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Photo by Leah. As our pied cockatiel gets older, supposedly the feathers of his face will get more and more yellow, a process we can see happening slowly with him. It’s hard to suss out how much personality he really has. He’s not quite like a dog or a cat, where there is true loyalty shown, his motivations and preferences are more subtle than either. He will hiss when he doesn’t like something, he will bite if something’s happening he does not like, while if he likes something he’ll sort of dance around or coo a bit. He’s very fun to watch, and having him on my shoulder makes me appreciate the way movie pirates have Parrots on their shoulders. I suppose birds are what people watched before they did before television.

Joe Crawford blogged this at 10:33am in 2008 in February. The 29th was a Friday. You are reading this 10 years later. Make a public comment. There are no comments Tweet. Direct message. Send email. It has hashtags→ .

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