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The Flock

All of my feathered friends, except Phoenix and Herbie, have been my companions for approximately 18 years.    

Phoenix joined the flock November, 2008  

Herbie joined the flock July 3, 2009  



  Snowman (Goffin’s Cockatoo) – Approx. 30 yrs. old   

  Acquired  from Pet Store (1990) – Imported   




 Amigo (Double Yellow Head Ama Amazon) – 18 yrs. old 

  Acquired from Pet Store as Hand-Fed Baby (1991) 





Casper (Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo) 

 Approx. 80 yrs. old    Rescue  

Acquired from Private Party (1992) – Imported as Breeder    

Cage was 24″ x 24″ x 31″ with  one perch, which was a metal   

spit – previous owner was tired  of  replacing wood perches  



Phoenix (Sulphur Crested Cockatoo)
21 yrs. old  Rescue






Herbie (Quaker Parrot) – approx. 3 yrs. old                                                

Acquired from Pet Shop (7/3/2009)   





 Conan (Peach Front Conure)

4/1990 – 5/2009

And, I miss him so.


Conan Oil Painting by my Father



2 Comments leave one →
  1. November 18, 2009 2:50 am

    Lucky Birds to have you. Thanks for telling their story.

    • November 18, 2009 4:18 am


      Thank you very much for your compliments! Although, I must confess that I feel extremely lucky to have such wonderful (most of the time!) companions in my life! Come back sometime soon!

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