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A Friend of my Husbands where he works told my Husband that he had one baby Cockatiel that survived after the momma 'teil died.The daddy 'teil took overfeeding Wind,and when we went to see him,the Dad sat on my shoulder with his baby,daring me to touch him!I had to make friends with him first!Wind was just two months old when we brought him home as our first Birdy!We hand fed him baby birdy food,taught him to forage,and taught him tricks.When my husband and I came home from work,he would call us loud enough to where we and the neighbors could hear him at least six houses away!Wind accidentally got loose in February of this year,and I still search for him daily,we have reported sightings that tell us he survived the Winter,well into Spring.UPDATE:W- ind was found December 11,2008,and returned to me January 11,2009.He has changed his appearance a bit,losing his lovely pearls,but is still our same sweet birdy!Thanks to all who helped,as we are beside ourselves to have him back after ten months lost outside in Michigan!. Awards
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Hi! My name is WindInHisHair

I am a Cockatiel from Sterling Heights, MI.

Wind,Birdy Birdy,or Little Guy

9 years old   M


Fresh Fennel,hard-boi- led eggs,and the occasional hard taco from Taco Bell

Window perch,refrigera- tor top,and sink,she thinks its her own personal bathing area

Not getting Pet on his head enough,or not being first into the shower before the humans!

Mommmy and Daddy and sissy keep me busy,fed well,and bathed every day!

Likes to follow us around the house,likes Eagles music,likes trying to type on my computer for me,and likes to squeak when we come home,and will call us if we are "lost".Will ask for a drink of water from the kitchen faucet..Can hold onto your hand,and if you say"upside down birdy"she will hang upside down,and spread her wings!.

Wind,then and now.

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01/27/2010 01:01.16 PM  
I'm happy that you made it home! There is no place like it, right?! Here's a vote pretty 'tiel!


01/19/2010 04:47.50 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Wind
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  Hi Wind
05/11/2009 10:16.13 PM Report This Comment  
  With the Wind In Your Hair
04/27/2009 05:24.50 AM Report This Comment  
  Aho WindInHisHair!
03/28/2009 06:33.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Wind
03/25/2009 10:38.42 AM Report This Comment  
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01/27/2009 04:02.27 PM  
  Welcome Home Wind!
Wow! That story is amazing! Mommy shed a tear for that . You and your family are the luckiest in the world! We are so very happy for you and family! Please, please stay inside from now on! Just a ? Is mommy the one who found you on the swingset? And if so, did you remember her, and go to her? Wow, miracles really do happen! Here's a vote. With Love And Wing Hugs To You And Your Flock. From Sammie And Her Gang

Come visit me, Sammie & Rosie~ Mommies Pink Monkeys, Cesar~Rest In Peace My Dear Boy, Murphee~Mommy Says I'm A Bad Boy!, Angel Tweety~Rest In Peace My Girl, Molli~ I Love To Dance!, Meiko & Myles.

01/27/2009 05:58.10 AM Report This Comment  
thank you for the compliments and you are handsome yourself. I'm pretty friendly but sometimes can be very stubern and not want to me pick up. Well as for you... You and your mom has to get know each other again.. You have a big journey out there in the world and be all independent and doing what every you have to survive that big world you was in... You are right she needs to fork over the millet and then maybe you and your mom can work things out hehe. We are just glad you are save and warm now taht is cute how youir mom got all your stuff out so you feel at home again... well time for me to leave you a vote it's almost my bedtime. tweet dreams. Mocha

Ron & Dee Ann, Bellevue, NE.

01/26/2009 07:34.47 PM Report This Comment  
01/25/2009 09:56.34 PM Report This Comment  
Welcome home we are soooo glad that your mom found you. You are very lucky that you was found and survied the winter and was gone almost a year wow you must of really had a adventure out there in the big world. you ate worms yuk... but now you are home safe warm and prettire then every and all grown up and eating all the right yummy foods. We are so glad you are home now. leaveing you a vote. MOCHA

Ron & Dee Ann, Bellevue, NE.

01/24/2009 09:05.29 PM Report This Comment  
  WIND FOUND!!!!!!
I AM HOME!!!!My Mommy found me on January 11,2009....but she didnt recognize me.She took me home anyway,and once I became comfortable,and she washed all of the Birdy dust off of me,she could see where I lost all of my pretty spots and stripes,they are almost still there,along with three very very small colorful ones.I am now a very handsome grown up Birdy of two years,and Mom says we are very very lucky to have ever found me at all!!!I am rediscovering all of my habits,and I still like Eagles music(Moms Fault),and all my fave foods are still here,waiting for me.Mom has been giving me awful antibiotics,but she says tomorrow I can have some yummy yogurt in my mash now that I dont need them for now,apparently eating worms isnt good for you!!!I sang Mom a song about an outside friend I had,and she said I sing prettier than he does.I am so happy to be home,time for some fennel,carrots,cranberries,and some dandelion greens,gotta go!!Wind,In HISHair,missing since February 2,2008,found January 11,2009...three miles from home on a childs swingset in a park.He is recovering nicely,and we all thank God for this second chance.Remember,if you are in position where you have lost or found a bIrdy,they can change drastically,see pics above for example.Wind was only one year old when he got out,apparently molted and chagned:and has a wing trimmed for safety purposes now,as well as a sign on the door that reads,"please wait while we put our birds away,if one gets out because you walked in,you can go get it!!"

Come visit me, Silver Moon, Lightning, Rain Cloud, Tweet, Hunter, WindInHisHair & Aurora.

01/24/2009 06:09.58 PM Report This Comment  
  I am Lost
Yes,I am Lost.I followed my Mommy outside back in early February when she tried to catch a cab to work.The Cab was passing our house,and I wanted to go with Mommy,but when I tried to follow her out and land on her shoulder,I got scared because the screen door was coming back at me fast.I flew East into the air,calling my Mommy the whole time.My Mommy could not find me anywhere,even after hours and days in the snow.Six weeks later,on Easter weekend,my Mommy got a call from a man describing me to her.I was in his tree,foraging from the birdfood he had placed out there.Unfortunately,that man chased me,so I hid,and only talked to my Daddy for about ten minutes while my Mommy and her friends tried to find me.I am still lost,but I know my Mommy is looking for me every day,and will not give up until she finds me.

Come visit me, Silver Moon, Lightning, Rain Cloud, Tweet, Hunter, WindInHisHair & Aurora.

12/26/2008 06:18.25 PM Report This Comment  
  HI Wind
Are you really lost? I hope not, how did you get lost. Well here is another vote. I guess we are the 1st. & 2nd. voters. Guess what, Rosey & Smoky are going to be mama papa again. come visit us again. Mama sold 1 of our Sisters last night. bye birdy hugs from all of us.

Come visit me, Rosey & Smokey.

12/25/2008 08:55.19 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Wind
You are such a clever little girl. Here is a vote for you. Come visit us any time. We like making new friends, and you look like a nice friend. Our mom likes tiels, but then she likes all birds. Our mom loves us very much just like your mom. Birdy hugs from the Yoder In flock.

Come visit me, Rosey & Smokey.

12/22/2008 08:34.49 PM Report This Comment  
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