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 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!
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
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.
Petra is our very famous Congo African Grey. She has a large vocabulary, and an amazing understanding of the English language, often putting together her own sentences. Petra can use her Alexa (Amazon Echo) and her Google Home, to turn the Hue bulbs on and off. She also asks the two devices different questions, often … Continue reading Petra’s most recent viral video just hit ONE MILLION VIEWS!
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.
Today Petra was interviewed by Jessica Pineda, for a future issue of Bird Talk Magazine. We don't know when it will come out yet, but it was fun being interviewed! The video of the entire interview will not be posted, but stay tuned for more information!
Checked Petra's P.O. Box today. We got a gift from a fan, but this time it was our dog Jack Jack who got a toy! When asked what she had to say about that, she replied with "I want a peanut." She then accidentally dropped it, and said "OhOh dropped it!" Petra's vocabulary, and use … Continue reading Our Dog got fan mail. Petra “Oh Oh dropped it” with her peanut
Petra the african grey is an amazing talker. We’ve been told she’s the smartest bird in the world! She has been interviewed by CBS and FOX news. Petra is a pro at turning the lights off and on with her beloved Alexa. She has learned the Google Home. She also asks her Alexa and Google … Continue reading Petra’s Story. From first words, talking to Alexa, Inside Edition, her CBS & FOX interviews, & Google Home.
Today Petra turned 4 years old! She was hatched June 14, 2014. We finished hand feeding her, and had her ever since. Petra has brought great joy to our lives, and Oscar, our Rose Breasted cockatoo. Though Oscar doesn't get as much camera time as Petra, he does get just as much out of cage … Continue reading Petra Parrot Party! Today she is 4! Also… the Google home did something odd.