Petra, Oscar & Jack Jack have moved, going through a disaster area.

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 yells “Alexa! Play Rockin Robin!”

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!”

Petra & Jack got fan mail! Out takes at the end of the video.

Petra got 2 toys from Carlos A Carrasco! A really neat rope toy and a shreddable toy!  How ever "New things are scary" and the size of the rope circle was more that they could handle. The end of This video tells you just how scar new things are lol. He was even kind enough … Continue reading Petra & Jack got fan mail! Out takes at the end of the video.

Transcript of Petra the talking Parrot’s unedited video on Youtube.

This is a typical Evening with Petra, the Congo African Grey. Starts off with us turning the lights back on. Here is what she says: Petra's unedited video beep. Come here step up. beep. ok here step up. good girl. come here step up. Lets get you a scratch scratch. Oscar. Petra want an animal … Continue reading Transcript of Petra the talking Parrot’s unedited video on Youtube.

Finally got Petra the Parrot on video getting the Google Home & Alexa to talk to each other!

Petra the African Grey loves her devices. She is world famous for turning the Hue Lights on, first with Alexa & then later on with her Google Home. Today we got her on camera getting them to talk... to each other lol. Petra said "Okay google." then paused and switched divices. "Alexa. All light..." Her … Continue reading Finally got Petra the Parrot on video getting the Google Home & Alexa to talk to each other!

Public Service announcement. DO NOT GET A PARROT. Also, I can’t believe I forgot Bob’s last name is Barker.

This is a public service announcement. DO NOT GET A PARROT.  We've had a lot of people tell us they're going to get a bird, after seeing Petra's viral videos. This BLird (Bird Blog) is to help spread the word to not do that.  Birds are nasty, you'll get poop, feathers & dander in places … Continue reading Public Service announcement. DO NOT GET A PARROT. Also, I can’t believe I forgot Bob’s last name is Barker.

After a phone call from England, we found out Petra will be on Animal Planet! She’ll be filmed in September!

Our African Grey, Petra, is very famous for talking with her Alexa & Google Home. She has caught the attention of Animal Planet. We got a phone call from a very nice lady in England, and they are arranging to come film her in September! The show is called WAG, and there will be 40 … Continue reading After a phone call from England, we found out Petra will be on Animal Planet! She’ll be filmed in September!

Petra played fetch with the bird groomer, then danced. Oscar got his beaked trimmed.

Our friend Megan, from five feather services, came by to trim Oscar's beak. He was hatched with a pretty bad underbite, and requires it to be trimmed so he can eat. Megan always does a great job with our birds. She uses a combination of clipping and grinding to help him. While she was here, … Continue reading Petra played fetch with the bird groomer, then danced. Oscar got his beaked trimmed.