January 2015 Petra won the photo contest for Bird Talk 2015 magazine November 16th, 2017 Petra is on Inside Edition November 26th, 2017 Petra is on THE LIST November 2017 Petra is also on a tv show called RIGHT THIS MINUTE! December 5th, 2017 Petra is on THE LIST again May 16th, 2018 Erik Sandoval … Continue reading Petra’s list of TV and Print appearances
Petra and Alexa. The very first time we got her on video telling Alexa to turn all lights on, was in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. We had no power, and had removed the hurricane shutter off the back door to let light in, and the dogs out to go potty. Petra was VERY mad … Continue reading All about Petra, Alexa & Google Home.
Petra is a very funny girl. Here is the video of her and her pumpkin. We don't make Petra do anything that Petra doesn't want to do. So when she flapped away, pumpkin time was over. Video goes like this: Petra? Did you say Petra? Yeah I said Petra. Petraaaaa! I”m a bird You are … Continue reading Petra’s Pumpkin… and attitude.
Petra, Oscar & Jack Jack have traded hurricane weather, for blizzard/tornado weather. Not much difference, with warning of bad weather, Wal-Mart & Grocery stores will be out of everything accept Clam Chowder. (During Hurricane Irma, when we went to the store they were out of everything accept a few cans of clam chowder. Apparently people … Continue reading Petra, Oscar & Jack Jack have moved, going through a disaster area.
Petra has a P.O. Box that her fans send letters, art, and toys to! She has a Petra Parents Approved shopping list on Amazon, for safety sake, we only let her have toys off of there. She got a shredding toy from Sugran Quamar, and Britany sent more fan art! Toys are important, because they help … Continue reading Petra got fan mail, fan art, 30K subscribers & 1.8 MILLION views on most recent viral video! Thank you everyone!
Petra knows that this is Oscar's (Our Rose Breasted Cockatoo) favorite song. It's the first time we've been able to get her on video asking Alexa to play it. She starts out in her food bowl, bottom left of the video. Then moves out of the food bowl, telling herself "Step up. Good Girl Petra!" … Continue reading Petra yells “Alexa! Play Rockin Robin!”
A science museum in Brittany, France, La Cité des télécoms of Pleumeur Bodou, just asked us if they can use Petra's videos in an exhibit next year about 'the voice.' We gave them permission. So now Petra will be in a museum! 🙂
Here is Petra's video on how we recommend to prepare for a hurricane when you have birds. Stay safe everyone! If you evacuate, each bird should have it's own travel cage. Especially if the birds you're trying to get in the same cage don't normally cohab, you may be setting yourselves up for disaster. They can … Continue reading How to prepare for a hurricane when you have birds. Stay safe everyone!
Numerous fan's have commented that in Petra's Video she sounds like she's straight out of Star Wars with her "Hello There." One fan showed us just how it would sound if Petra were in the movie! https://twitter.com/SonicChaoYT/status/1032316743203545088
Walked in the door today, and the Alexa was playing a LOUD conversation skit of a couple breaking up. Petra was saying "WOO!" and swinging on her swing. She activated the "Away mode" on Amazon echo. The Away mode plays random conversations so people think someone is home. We just assumed that Petra talking all … Continue reading Our African Grey learned to active “Away Mode” on her Alexa