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I was home sick with the flu and was also starting to go into a very severe clinical depression. My niece called and said that she had an African Grey that she needed to find a home for. At first I said "no". She told me that she was not able to spend any time with him, that he was by himself 99% of the time, and that he had started to pull his feathers. She told me that if I didn't take him, he would be going to a woman who had 23 cats. Well, that did it, I said OK. It was the best descision that I had ever made. He helped my through my depression, he litteraly saved my life. I thank God everyday for sending him to me. He is the love of my life.. Awards
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Hi! My name is Rosco

I am an African Grey from Janesville, WI.

poopsie boy, momma's boy,buger and now because he's naughty raggidy rosco

20 years old   M

African Grey

Nutriberries, nuts, sweet potatos, Mango

rocking chair, top of cage, and my shoulder

don't touch his treats. not taking him out of his sleep cage when he starts pounding.

She loves me, she spoils me, she kisses me a lot, we play tickle, she protects me.

First word every morning is, Water. When I put him in his sleep cage, he turns around so that I can kiss his cute little butt. Sitting on my leg and eating off my plate.
crawling under my shirt and going to sleep


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01/27/2010 01:01.16 PM  
  hi rosco
OH My goodness YES it has been a long time Our fault too. We have to start coming here more often miss you all. . We are doing well. Hope you are doing well. stopping by gave you a vote too HUGS

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM  
  My birds have done the same for me!
big little miracles! My feather babies are so dear to me that I do everything that I can to provide them with so much love and attention every day! lol! vote is in!

Come visit me, RAZ (RAZBERRY) & baby Reaper.

08/29/2008 02:37.36 PM Report This Comment  
  hi there!
just flying by with a vote from us tonight! :) ~>

Come visit me, vern--good bye, RIP tressa RIP, scout, amos, RIP scarlett,rose,poppy, iris- RIP Chickens, noah, malachi, silas RIP & RIP ike RIP.

01/17/2008 05:01.35 PM Report This Comment  
  Sweet Rosco
Even we whistle back and forth on the phone i still like to fly by and drop a vote for you. Here it is!!! Love you all, Simu & mom

Come visit me, Simu & Flock & BELLA - Panama Amazon.

01/17/2008 05:13.21 AM Report This Comment  

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

12/24/2007 11:35.26 AM Report This Comment  
  Mein kleiner Freund,
We wish you all a very merry christmas and a happy new year!!! Thank you and your mom for the christmas present, we loved it though i still have'nt touched that bee pollen. We love you all. Hugs & kisses from your friend Simu & mom.

Come visit me, Simu & Flock & BELLA - Panama Amazon.

12/24/2007 09:37.41 AM Report This Comment  
  I hope you have a wonderful Holiday season...and a happy new year as well. I hope 2008 is your best year ever. Hugs from the flock~~Bonnie, Uzi, Harold, Maude, Summer, Xerxes, Rainbow, Hollie, Scratch, BigBird, Harley, and Skyy


12/21/2007 09:02.37 PM Report This Comment  
  A Christmas Wish
Here's a Wish for all of you from all of us. Hoping you'll have the best Christmas Ever and keep happiness and good health with you through the following year.. Wing hugs and Love, The Chelmsford Gang and Mom

Come visit me, Rocky, Sadie Rest In Peace My Sweet Baby, Rocky & Me Morgan.

12/21/2007 09:32.03 AM Report This Comment  
  Happy Thanksgiving From all of us
Just wanted to stop by and wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving. Mom and the gang hope you have a great day. We are thankful for all of our new friends and family we now have here at the Bird Channel. Thank you everyone!! We love you all..
Mom and The Chelmsford Gang
Carino, Weebles, Waddles, Sadie, Matty & Maude( Blue Crown Amazons), Dunkin and Cricket, Lillian, Charley, Bob and Marley Red Lored Amazons, Lola, Hippie Boy and Burgin(May 31,1983-November 3, 2007, Chico, Spirit Wind, Rocky, Aztec Salvins Red Lored, Rumbli&Tumbli(The Boyz), Leroya, Aspen, California Sunset, Tat2 Red Lored Amazon, Baby, P2 The Sparrow In Loving Memory, Tegan Brown Headed Parrot, Gimpy( Lesser White Front), Spectra, Ziggy Red Lored Amazon, Keebler and Chilipepper, Me Morgan, Polly, Buddy Sun Conure and Toby White Eyed Conure, Harley Davidson, Bo Mealy Amazon & Buddy.

Come visit me, Rocky, Sadie Rest In Peace My Sweet Baby, Rocky & Me Morgan.

11/21/2007 12:49.10 PM Report This Comment  
  HOpe you are all ok, miss you guys xoxoxo

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

11/01/2007 04:21.23 AM Report This Comment  
On October 5th 2007 at 7:45am My Sweet Lola flew to the Rainbow Bridge. Yesterday Lola was found on the floor crying because one of the other birds had chased her off her cage. I checked her out to see if she was hurt and comforted her and she seemed to be fine. This morning at breakfast she was on the bottom of her cage struggling to breath. 10 Minutes later she took her last breath in my hands. Lola was the sweetest baby and will be in my heart always. Hippie Boy said his final goodbyes to her with a loving preen. Please say a prayer for her for a safe flight to the Rainbow Bridge.
Lola's Mom

Come visit me, Rocky, Sadie Rest In Peace My Sweet Baby, Rocky & Me Morgan.

10/05/2007 05:22.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Rosco and Auntie Rocky
Sadie here. Just stopping by to say hello and to give you a vote. Hope everything is ok. How are your new flock members. Hope the blind one is doing ok now.
Did you hear about Alex the Grey? He passed away on the 7th. So very sad. He was the most famous African Grey in the world. Did you know he lived just a few miles from me? Mom never did get to go and visit him even though she always wanted to. Well, I better go. Talk to you soon I hope.
Love you,

Come visit me, Rocky, Sadie Rest In Peace My Sweet Baby, Rocky & Me Morgan.

09/09/2007 03:03.53 PM Report This Comment  
You are So cute! You look great! xoxoxo ANGEL

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

09/08/2007 06:06.45 PM Report This Comment  
  A vote for you
Sadie here. Just stopped by to give you a vote and say hello. Hope your all doing well. Miss and love you..

Come visit me, Rocky, Sadie Rest In Peace My Sweet Baby, Rocky & Me Morgan.

09/03/2007 07:18.37 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Rosco
Glad to hear your doing ok. I was beginning to worry about you. How is Precious doing now? Is she adjusting to her new home? Is Mom doing ok at the rescue? She sure is lucky to be able to work there. The birds in her care are lucky to have her. We are doing good here. I have learned lots of new words. I now say Wacko and I love you and Where's Papa and Night night. Pretty cool huh? This is all in the last 2 weeks..LOL Mom says I am really adjusted now. Didn't take me too long huh? I also gained lots of weight. Mom calls me a pork chop now..LOL Hey I don't know if I like What's a Pork Chop? Well, it's really late, Mom let me get up to write this but now I have to go back to bed. Sweet dreams..
Love ya,

Come visit me, Rocky, Sadie Rest In Peace My Sweet Baby, Rocky & Me Morgan.

08/28/2007 09:44.33 PM Report This Comment  
  THANKS ROSCO My cute boy! :)
Tganks, I am doing a whole lot better, long story hahaha. Yeah we know your mommy is busy and had a broken foot, How is she on that? AND Yeah my mommy can't keep up with all our sites and this BOTW and zazoo BOTM hehehhehe Yeah my mommy was SO upset when I was not eating she called a few Aunties' on here crying. She tried not to let me know so I would be upset but she is much happier now that I am doing better, well got to go to replying some more hee hee Thanks again and so happy to hear from you and missed you. Hope your mommy is better too and say hi to Sammy for me . No time to yak as much this time, Hope Sammy is doing good too xoxoxo ANGEL

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

08/28/2007 04:08.33 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Rosco
Just stopping by to say hello. Hope you and Auntie Rocky are doing ok. Miss you..

Come visit me, Rocky, Sadie Rest In Peace My Sweet Baby, Rocky & Me Morgan.

08/13/2007 04:31.19 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Rosco
Sadie here. Hope your doing well. Have not heard from you for a while. How are all your new flock mates? How's the blind one? Hope she is doing good. Let M om know if we can help.
Hey do you know Gunner the Blue Front Amazon? His brother Dusty passed away yesterday. Maybe we can get him voted in for BOTW on Monday after my sister Cali's time is up. Have a great day..

Come visit me, Rocky, Sadie Rest In Peace My Sweet Baby, Rocky & Me Morgan.

08/09/2007 07:30.06 AM Report This Comment  
We noticed your second blog too after hahah Thanks for the congrats aw :) and compliments. That is so sweet. We really feel all the birds on here are top bird to us too don't we :) xoxox ZAZOO

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

08/08/2007 07:18.33 PM Report This Comment  
  HI ROSCO!!!!!!!!!!
SO happy to hear from you. Yeah I know your mommy broke her foot, how is she with that? She still have a cast . Yeah there sure is alot going on there, understandable. We were thinking of you alot and also wondering if everything was alright. Prescious? Another birdie? I can't remember mommy talks to so many she can't always remember who said what sometimes hee hee. Thanks, glad you likw my pics and sure you will find our vids on youtube funny. Someone left us a nice comment on "Angels' talking zazoo singing in background " vid and she has a Rosco in her user name! It wouldn't be you? Oh So your daddy wanted Sammy to be daddys' bird but loves mommy that's cute :) I hope your mommy gets well soon. She sure must feel fustrated, give her a hug for us and thanks for stopping by xoxox missed ya ZAZOO

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

08/08/2007 07:17.10 PM Report This Comment  
  HEY Poopsie boy , miss ya. To let you know, we have videos now on YouTUBE under "FLPirateBirds" and there is 7 videos including our squirell, go check when you have the chance. Hope everything is ok there. Hugs xoxoxo ZAZOO

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

08/01/2007 06:04.25 AM Report This Comment  
  Stormy here
Thanks for stopping by heres another vote for ya . I love your story. It sounds like you and your mom 's life turn around since both of you found each other.My mom wouldn't know what to do with out any of us around she would go nuts for sure. Seeya later Stormy

Come visit me, Gunner, Savannah, Lucky...RIP & Stormy.

07/18/2007 08:33.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Buddy and Little Bird!
Wow, you got another birdie..and a Grey too! It sounds like your Mom is an angel to take in birds with problems. She's probably a little emotional now..Mom's get that way sometimes. Just say something funny and she'll cheer up. I give mine raspberries omce in a while and she gets a kick out of that! Here's a vote from us!!

Come visit me, Buddy !!!, Little Bird & Gracie*.

07/18/2007 04:34.22 AM Report This Comment  
Poor Precious. She must be so sad. Please take good care of her. She will need you Rosco. We have a blind bird here too. It's Burgin my Cockatiel brother. Tell Auntie Rocky I hope her foot gets better soon. Mom has been so busy she has hardly had time for blogs but she will try to catch up on Friday and Saturday.
Hope all goes well with the Precious and if Auntie needs Mom's help just holler. She can get our phone number from Auntie Conny.
Love ya,

Come visit me, Rocky, Sadie Rest In Peace My Sweet Baby, Rocky & Me Morgan.

07/18/2007 02:48.22 AM Report This Comment  
  ROSCO MY GREY FRIEND!!!! SO happy you came by! I know, we understand our mommys do get busy and alot of responsiblities too. We missed you though. And came by to vote for you both. WHAT! GEE the doctor sure READ the xray wrong! :( She broke her foot! OMG. :( So sorry to hear that, she must of been in alot of pain! So you are stressed too. I bet you feel mommys' pain too. And wonder what is happening. So you have a grey there named Precious. aw :) So sad though that she is blind. My mommy teared up hearing this too :( Why is she blind? Poor girl. She must be scared too. AW :( It's ok Rosco, I am sure it will be alright cause your mom is good with birds and she will make you will be ok, too. Hang in there. Things do get better. I missed all of you guys and Sammy is probably reacting too. Birds are smart. :) Tell your mommy thankyou for taking the time with everything going on to let us how everything is going. It will get better. :) WE LOVE YOU all and your mum too. ZAZOO AND MOM XOXOXOXOXO

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

07/17/2007 06:46.56 PM Report This Comment  
  Mein kleiner Freund Rosco
Hope your mom is doing a lot better today. I know she is a little worried about you getting upset because she can not let you be outside your cage now as long as she has to "hopple" around, hehehe, but things will get better. It's for your own safety, sweety. Your mom just don't want anything happened to you if you start flying off through the house. Making it just a short visit, trying to catch up with everybody. We talk to you soon. Love you all, Simu & mom

Come visit me, Simu & Flock & BELLA - Panama Amazon.

07/08/2007 02:34.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi there
my friend Blue (R.I.P.), past away and now i try to get for him lots of votes so he would be BOTW,it would be nice if you go and vote for him too.thanks alot Jango

Come visit me, PADME"GUS IS MY FUTURE HUSBAND", Leia"I Like Tiki", BOBA, Bly,Commander Bly"I'M A BOY", YODA"FLY FREE BUDDY& ANAKIN,WE' LL MISS YOU", Jango & JABBA R.I.P. 4/20/06 - 11/4/09.

07/06/2007 12:50.13 PM Report This Comment  
  So how are you and Sammy getting along? Hope everything is going well. :) ZAZOO xoxox

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

07/03/2007 06:15.29 PM Report This Comment  
  A vote too you from Sassy
my dad wants a pretty bird like you, I hope

Come visit me, Sassy.

06/30/2007 03:16.06 PM Report This Comment  
  Yeah broken toes sure hurt too. They turn black after, ouch! Mommy felt like passing out when it happened. Really, Sammys' chirps kinda scare you, it's because you're not use to it. In time I am sure you will grow to love him . :) I tolerate Angel as long as she stays on her side of the room too. It's hard because you and I have been alone for a long time. Hope it's better today. Love ya xoxoxo ZAZOO

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

06/23/2007 07:14.04 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi there.
Thank you for stopping by, your soooo cute!

Come visit me, Squirt.

06/23/2007 05:42.31 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Stormy
Just flew by to say hi and give a fellow grey a vote.Hope you have a great day today.See ya later.Stormy.

Come visit me, Gunner, Savannah, Lucky...RIP & Stormy.

06/23/2007 05:04.42 AM Report This Comment  
  Yeah we know. We were the first ones on his page. That's normal to not be sure what to think of a new birdie. It won't take long though. ZAzoo was acutally pretty good about me, like I am not here still acutally. hahaah and he does still tell me to shut up sometimes. And he loves to whistle when I do. You will see he will be great company . He'll grow on you, and you will be the best daddy ever oh and thanks for the compliments, I Am blushing hee hee Love ya too and Sammy xoxoxox ANGEL

Diane, New Smyrna Beach,, FL.

06/22/2007 08:58.50 PM Report This Comment  
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