They do, sometimes.
Take for example, the seagull that stole a pair of hot pink knickers (truth be told, it was a thong) straight off a clothesline, only to be spotted minutes later wearing said garment over his head.
I mean, anybirdie with an ounce of self respect – and common sense, would agree that regardless of feather stripe, knickers don’t belong on yer head!
Welcome to Our New Page!
Each month will bring commentary on current happenings from a rather jaded, salty-beaked seagull’s point of new.
Now remember, seagulls are not like parrots, they tend to have saucier beaks and squawk endlessly of wildly exaggerated tales of adventure – usually involving the theft of knickers, fries or other tasty treats from unwitting humans. Seagulls are also not known for being polite as most have graduated from the school of Hard Knocks, having to learn how to survive and thrive on the edge!
So watch this space (page) for The Roost’s resident seagull’s perspective on anything and everything a bird can find in a parking lot, on the wing, underneath pooped-on newspaper, or something completely out of left birdie field!
P.S. A name for The Roost’s seagull would be most helpful (Morty had some suggestions, but let’s just say they aren’t repeatable!) so suggestions welcome!
All birdies know scritchies are like gold, especially during the dreaded molting season when every pin feather itchies like crazy.
See Cheeks’ thinking around scritchies here.
What do you get when you combine Morty’s ever-present wit, his best bot buddies and an intriguing new word (corona) – you get more Morty hilarity and levity of course!
In April’s Beneath the Cage Grate, Morty is educated (by know-it-all Alexa) on the origins of the word ‘Corona’. He’s also introduced to Roomba’s new tag game buddy.
And FINALLY, Morty gets to snack on a piece of that special toast!
Read about Morty’s latest adventure here.
With all the anxiety and confusion out there around COVID-19, Sherri reflects on the current reality of our readers being under lockdown.
In her April issue of Feathered Frenzy, Sherri reassures us that the threat of humans passing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to our bird companions (and other pets too) is very low.
Read Sherri’s full article here.
In the March edition of It’s A Birb Thing, we find Cheeks doing her best to get her beak on mom’s cookie.
In this month’s Beneath The Cage Grate edition, Morty crafts a mischievous response to South Carolina’ pals Zack and Bubbles in their plea for help dealing with their own out-of-control artificial intelligence issues.
We all know Morty’s recent ‘issues’ with Alexa, so it’s not hard to imagine some of the quirky tips he’s going to pass on to Zack and Bubbles.
Check out the March issue of Beneath The Cage Grate here.
Following last month’s article about how our companion parrots and personalities affects their interactions with one another, Sherri’s March issue of Feathered Frenzy talks about how our feathered companions adapt to our personalities.
Sherri provides interesting observations on how Zack and Bubbles’ personalities have grown and changed in relation to her own evolving personality over the years, including how Zack’s behavior changed towards Sherri following the passing of Chloe.
Read Sherri’s March issue of Feathered Frenzy here.
Check out this month’s edition of It’s A Birb Thing
The February 2020 edition of Beneath The Cage Grate is yet another laugh-out-loud hootenanny. In this issue, we find our favorite feathered sleuth on a mission to find out why his mum is raving about her new toaster – and a very expensive loaf of bread.
Drama is never far removed when Morty is zeroing in on something, and the case of his missing toast is yet another dramatic event
Catch up with Morty here to find how his latest adventure with the new toaster and pricey loaf of bread will become yet another Morty classic!
It’s amazing how birds, like people, can be introverts or extroverts, and every bird seems to be quite in tune with their personality and their interactions with fellow human and birdie housemates. In February’s issue of Feathered Frenzy, Sherri identifies some important issues regarding how matchmaking and our feathered companions can be an exercise in luck – and something often more challenging.
Sherri talks about how feisty Bubbles burst onto the scene in 2016 and took Zack and Chloe by storm (and shock).
This photo of Bubbles and Chloe, taken moments after they first met, tells the tale perfectly. Bubbles looks relieved to have a home and Chloe looks shocked by this blue interloper!
Catch up with Sherri’s full article on Matchmaking Mayhem for a good discussion on how birds understand human personality too, and how they use it to their advantage!