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Cockatiel from NEW ZEALAND, Intl
Gabi (Passed away on 15/08/11 - sadly missed)

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Mum wanted her beloved female cockatiel Jaspa, to have a playmate, so prior to Christmas 2008 Mum chose one of my siblings who the breeder thought was a female before we were weaned. Lucky for me he began whistling before being picked up so mum chose me instead and brought me home on 13 January 2009. My hatch date is 21 October 2008 and I was the baby of the three hatched eggs who were both males. However, since then I've started whistling and talking so mum is convinced now I too am a male! Mum is keeping me though :-). Awards
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Hi! My name is Gabi (Passed away on 15/08/11 - sadly missed)

I am a Cockatiel from NEW ZEALAND, Intl.


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I love eating. I have taken to Harrisons pellets but still get some seeds. I love brocolli, corn, silverbeet, cucumber, nectarine, nuts, alfalfa and have much more to try. Mum's working on the fruit now. And of course millet.

Mum's shoulder, play gym, swings and any furniture that I'm allowed on (which is most)!

I'm not so keen on snuggles, unlike Jaspa who laps it up. I'd rather hang out on mum's shoulder. Mum's working on it though - we'll see who wins.

She loves and spoils Jaspa and me to bits and we'll be her forever birdies.

Sneaking out of my cage when I see a chance!! I am quite daring and will leap in my cage to get where I want to - unlike Jaspa who is more cautious. I love jumping between perches and chucking my toys over the side - and mum picks them up for me. Mum's happy the toys are finally being played with - well one of us has to do it - they won't last forever!!.


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08/01/2009 09:08.25 AM Report This Comment  
  sounds great!!
Dear Gabi and Jaspa, we think it's great your mum is doing more than just work and study. Who knows, maybe she'll meet a bloke that is crazy about birds.Mom's doing a little better these days. She had a bad reaction to the compression bandages that were supposed to take down the swelling, so now she doesn't have to wear them.Her hand is covered in these icky oozing sores. Her fingers still look like sausages though--yummy, yummy sausages! tee hee.I don't know if I'm tamer, but mom and I have a system now.Mom had a thought(every now and then, that does happen) and figured out if I didn't like to be touched, I was still smart enough to follow commands and signals. I know: 'fly here' 'fly up(stairs). 'time for night-night' and 'in'. I ride around on mom's shoulder or head a lot, and I'll even crawl all over her. We rub heads too. Well, I rub, and mom coos. She's silly. I fly really well now, but I still land like a goony bird. It's 'flutter, swoop, splat, so I guess Gabi and I are a lot alike.Squawks and a vote,

Come visit me, Angel Lucky- RIP & Skitters--.

06/25/2009 04:10.59 PM Report This Comment  
  hI gAbI!!!!!

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05/20/2009 01:04.41 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Again!
Hi Baby Gabi,

We are swooping in for a vote and wishing you a happy weekend! Love the picture of you on the teddy bear. ADORABLE :-)

Come visit me, Little Wing & P.G.T. Beauregard.

04/10/2009 08:36.57 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Mr. Gabi. . .
04/01/2009 05:05.15 AM Report This Comment  
  Just sayin' hi!
Hello Baby Gabi and Jaspa,

We are just flying by to say hello! Our mom has been pretty busy with the kids at school, humph!! BUT she promises us that we'll have all of her time during spring break next week. In the mean time, we're keeping daddy very busy. Hope you two are having fun!

Love, LW and PG

Come visit me, Little Wing & P.G.T. Beauregard.

03/30/2009 05:32.20 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Gabi. . .
03/21/2009 02:59.42 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Baby Gabi
Hi haven't see you in a while so here I am checking in on you and Jaspa, how's things going in your little corner of the world. Great here if we ever figure out this nesting process. It's interesting to say the least but we have no idea what we're doing. Nesting box and all the things have been provided but we're learning as we go, Mom's hoping mother natures will step in with assistance, that's her only hope of having babies...Have a good day dear, see ya soon. Smokey, Buttercup & Sunny

Come visit me, ~CoCoPuff~, ~Rusty~, ~ Romey~ & Our Angel Wings Toy Shoppe.

03/21/2009 08:42.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi there!
Baby Gabi, thanks for stopping by my page. I would have flown by sooner but Mom's been ill.I've been watching over her from the rainbow bridge. I hope that you and Jaspa get to be good friends. Mom thinks it's cute that you copy her. Has she taught you any bad habits yet? Squawks and a vote,

Come visit me, Angel Lucky- RIP & Skitters--.

03/18/2009 03:49.20 PM Report This Comment  
Hiya Gabi! Just wanted to say hello and that our Mommy's name is Gabby too just spelled different. Anywho hope everything's going fabulously well! ~ Baby, Cookie & Noel

Come visit me, Dread Pirate Roberts, Noel, Buttercup, Cookie RIP June 23, 2011 & Baby.

03/18/2009 01:01.15 PM Report This Comment  
Hiya Gabi! Just wanted to say hello and that our Mommy's name is Gabby too just spelled different. Anywho hope everything's going fabulously well! ~ Baby, Cookie & Noel

Come visit me, Dread Pirate Roberts, Noel, Buttercup, Cookie RIP June 23, 2011 & Baby.

03/18/2009 01:00.54 PM Report This Comment  
  Ivy here
I wanted to let you know my brother has a vid up here on the BC. Just look for Chopper sings, it's on the 5th page right now...enjoy.V4U talk to you later.Ivy

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

03/16/2009 07:39.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Little Wing, flying by for a hello!
Hi Gabi,
My mom is groaning about the weekend being over TOO!! hehe its nothing but paradise for PG and me! PG which is short for PGT Beauregard (HAHAHA funny story, when mom and dad brought him home, mom kept bugging dad, who was a history major, to name him and finally he gave her a name...and boy is it a name!!) PGT Beauregard was a general in America's civil mom and dad think the name is a wee bit ridiculous, but he is a proud tiel, and he wears it well. Dad snuck me into the family while mom was out of town...hehe we make trouble together!! Speaking of trouble, my wings are growing out and I am getting a chance to take flight around the house....I sure am cute doing it! It sounds like your mum has been to many places!! We only get to go on trips to grandma's house which we love because they love to spoil us. Someday, mom and dad talk about making it to your side of the globe, they had better start a giant piggy bank though :-) Hope and Jaspa have a great week!

<3 Little Wing

Come visit me, Little Wing & P.G.T. Beauregard.

03/15/2009 06:59.28 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Gabi
Mom buys the lunch bags in a package for me in the winter cause the fruit stand is closed then. They have about 50 bags in the package and are for people to put their lunch in for school or work but are paper bags. They are pretty cheap. Now the grocery store only has plastic bags here too. The fruit stand is only open from the end of march till around sept. and they have all paper bags but if the berries are in a container they put them in a paper bag and keep the container to put other berries in for display later. That is how I get my bags then. Mom has been scrapbooking and making cards for at least 10 years. She started with cards and then did a heritage album of her family on down to the grandkids and that is her favorite album so far. She has done alot of others since. Right now she is working on one of her mom and dad when they were young up till they died. Ahhh your mom came from London then? Mom does emboidery some also but likes to crochet mostly. She is working on swedish weaving afaghan too and has done a few of those. She has been busy making totes out of grocery bags by crocheting the strips when they are cut apart so the swedish weaving got sidetracked a little while. Now about London. Moms great uncle John Maxwell was an episcoplian priest in England. His picture hangs in the church where he was the priest and also he is buried in the church cemetery there. It is Harelaw in Collierley Annfield Plain Durham County. Mom keeps trying to find more on her gr. grandparents but at a stop here since they were from Ireland. John was moms grandfathers only brother. Just thought we would mention this cause by chance might lead to more somehow. I went to sit a spell on Gus porch last night. He was a real gentleman but pranced around since he really didn’t want me on his cage. I blew it all when I started to open and shut my beak and go after him. Mom chased me into my cage and shut my door a while hmmmpttt. “Don’t let life ruffle your feathers” Please come visit me anytime…the door is always open for you my friend. V4U …….your forever friend, Chi chi

Come visit me, ~~Gus~~ & Chi chi RIP my sweet girl..

03/15/2009 04:55.50 PM Report This Comment  
03/15/2009 12:50.09 PM Report This Comment  
So yo are a boy that is great you are one handsome tiel.. As for Stubby he is with all of us out in the living room and sharing our cage with April and me.. We like having him in our cage we keep a close eye on him to make sure he is getting around ok and we love his rope perches mom put in our cage for him we like to set next to him on the preches.. He can get around pretty good he has to use his beak alot but he trys to do the same thing we all do.. Yes I love to snuggle with anyone that will snuggle with me do you like to snuggle with our mom.. Do you think you and Jaspa will be good friends some day?.. I don't like then cuping me in their hands but snuggling and setting on a shoulder is great time to spend with my family.. mom is still doing the spring cleaning she decided to just do a little every weekend and yesterday the windows got a good washing on the inside and today all the curtains are geting washed.. The weather here is funny like the last few day it's been in the high 60's and on Monday the high 70's but after that back to in the 50's we just wish it would warm up and stay warm.. Spring is affically here on March 20th so it can start to warm up and stay warm we are ready to go outside and enjoy the warm weather.. well leaving you a vote and tell your mom not to work to hard... have a great week and stay warm.. TIEL HUGS MOCHA

Ron & Dee Ann, Bellevue, NE.

03/15/2009 10:37.27 AM Report This Comment  
  Aussie only in origin :-)
Hello Sweet Gabi,

It seems we have fooled you! We are Melbounre, Florida 'tiels...born in America. We do love our Aussie heritage though, mom and dad keep saying they want to visit your country and marvel at all of the beauuuuutiful wildlife!! I think I have the same boy complex as you, Gabi...PG just sits, and sings ever so often, nuzzles Mom. I, on the other hand, get into more trouble that you can imagine!! I make many great escapes from the play stand, squawk up a storm when no one is paying attention to me, and heaven help PG if he gets in my way! hehehe It amazing mom and dad because PG was not a tamed bird when they got him in June, and he has come a lonnnnnnnnnng way. Being a big momma's boy! Its okay, I am daddy's little princess. We hope YOU are not anywhere near those horrible breaks out hearts to hear about what it is doing to your land. Hope to hear from you soon!

xoxo Little Wing

Come visit me, Little Wing & P.G.T. Beauregard.

03/13/2009 07:21.31 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Gabi
Mom buys a bag of lunch bags for me to play in. In the summer time though mom gets sooooo much stuff at the fruit stand and things are in a brown bag and she save them for me and I sure do enjoy them you will too. Gus chews up the balls and otherwise he doesnt like them all that much either.Mom is finally done washing all the curtains in the house for spring cleaning. She could have been done yesterday but went scrapbooking with her cousin for a while. Oh well guess she needed the time off hihihi. “Don’t let life ruffle your feathers” Please come visit me anytime…the door is always open for you my friend. V4U …….your forever friend, Chi chi

Come visit me, ~~Gus~~ & Chi chi RIP my sweet girl..

03/13/2009 06:15.39 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Gabi
Yea I am a cheerleader for the super senegals team so that is why I have my hat. Mom gives me a new paper bag almost every nite cause I destroy them pretty dang good hihihi. I have some balls to play with on the bottom of my cage and I hit them around. Mom says it looks like I am playing soccer hihihi. Sometimes mom puts them up on my toy grate and I get them down. “Don’t let life ruffle your feathers” Please come visit me anytime…the door is always open for you my friend. V4U …….your forever friend, Chi chi

Come visit me, ~~Gus~~ & Chi chi RIP my sweet girl..

03/12/2009 07:13.48 PM Report This Comment  
03/12/2009 12:34.31 PM Report This Comment  
  Ivy here
I'm still a baby to mom . I won't have my first hatch day until May 29.I can't fly my wings are clipped to keep me from getting into trouble or getting hurt. Not much going on here V4U Ivy

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

03/12/2009 07:30.14 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Gabi. . .
03/10/2009 03:43.23 PM Report This Comment  
  Cutie, Gabi!
Hello pretty tiel'
we just had to come by and say hello, because you are soooo cute and you reminded our mom of when Little Wing first came was the best sneaky move dad ever made. She was out of town, and left him a note saying "no more birds, until I get home" hehe dad didn't see the note until baby little wing was in our home. Now mom thanks him everyday! We hope you stop by and visit, here is a vote for you!

Come visit me, Little Wing & P.G.T. Beauregard.

03/09/2009 06:28.55 AM Report This Comment  
You be sweet to Jaspa, she has a hurt foot, so no playing rough, okay? Your pal Smokey

Come visit me, ~CoCoPuff~, ~Rusty~, ~ Romey~ & Our Angel Wings Toy Shoppe.

03/09/2009 04:39.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Baby Gabi
How are you doing sweety, everything going okay for you and Jaspa? and are you sharing a cage yet. Gotta run but I did want to say hi to you and Jaspa..Love ButterCup

Come visit me, ~CoCoPuff~, ~Rusty~, ~ Romey~ & Our Angel Wings Toy Shoppe.

03/05/2009 08:34.36 PM Report This Comment  
  `Ü´ SO-oo-oo … It would seem …
02/25/2009 06:14.05 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Gabi
02/24/2009 10:34.54 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Gabi
Sounds like you are fitting in real good there with Jaspa and will be just fine. Talking up a storm too which is great!! I didnt have any more bacterial infection or yeast infection but just like to pull my feathers out so got a shot and hoping that will cure things here soon. Mom and dad went to the ymca today. Mom has a voice activated recorder and she put it on before she left to see what we say while she isn’t home. I kept saying “tickle, tickle” and then I would laugh real loud. A few times I said “hello”. Chi chi kept cheeching and you could hear her ripping up paper. There was some sounds when I took one of the wooden things off my one toy and it fell. Mom fixed it for me though when she got home and heard the recorder hihihi. My friend, this perch is here just waiting for your visit so come by anytime you can….I will be waiting for you. “Friends are the umbrellas in the storms of life and I am happy you are mine!!” V4U Love ya!!! Gus

Come visit me, ~~Gus~~ & Chi chi RIP my sweet girl..

02/23/2009 07:38.48 PM Report This Comment  
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02/23/2009 06:12.20 PM Report This Comment  
  Making progress
Gabi, wow, sounds like you're making better progress than we are at wearing on Dad for a new tiel, although, he's not saying 'no' anymore. Mom and I think it's wonderful that you have learned your name as well as 'good girl' so quickly. Poor Jaspa must go into a tizzy when you pull her tail feathers. I'm sorry to hear that she still hisses at you. Just give it time. And stop pulling her tail feathers!!Is there a picture of you doing that? You two must look soooo cute!! The pictures of you two together look good- Jaspa's actually ignoring you in one- that's progress.Sorry to hear about your mum's computer cord, but glad there wasn't a fire. And, thankfully, I have an alibi. Today was cold but sunny, so I preened in the sunshine to my heart's content. Between that, throwing food,and shrieking for mom, it was a good day. Beaky kisses, squawks and a vote,

Come visit me, Angel Lucky- RIP & Skitters--.

02/23/2009 06:08.13 PM Report This Comment  
02/23/2009 11:46.07 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Cutie!
Do you and Jaspa get along with each other? I really like your pictures. You are sooo cute. Right now it's pouring with rain outside. Almost like a NZ rain storm. That doesn't happen here too often and Mama really likes it when it rains. Mama has been really busy and our blogging time seems to have been reduced to weekends. We are really missing our BC time. Poirot has been as crazy as ever and I am back on the pink meds with an infection again. So I will be wearing my collar for awhile. I hope you have a nice week. Leaving you a vote. Pringle

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02/22/2009 11:25.18 PM Report This Comment  
  `Ü´ Greetings, Miss Gabi!
02/19/2009 10:54.34 PM Report This Comment  
02/17/2009 09:14.04 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Gabi
Well I wasnt picking at my feathers for about a week but then started again doing that so mom called the vet today and cant get in on Thursday evening when he is there cause he is filled up since he was off on Monday and now mom got me an appt for Monday evening again so will see then. Mom didnt think I would get a yeast infection if I am a boy would I? my droppings are a little runny but nothing bad but not normal like they are usually. Well Chi chi is like Jaspa is with you so I dont go on her cage but she occassionally comes to visit me but I dont bother or chase her when she does. I am easy going hihihi. The sun is shining really bright today and feels so warm even if it is only in the 30’s. Mom left me sit on my perch in the window and enjoy it watching the wild birds out there. A hawk came and dad thought he might have been after a wild bird so he went out but the hawk flew away and must of just been eating seeds that dad gives the wild birds. He sure was a big guy!!Come visit me anytime you can …there is a perch just waiting for you and your always welcome here!! “You friendship is like a song of spring”. I left you a big ole vote so brawk to you later my friend…Gus

Come visit me, ~~Gus~~ & Chi chi RIP my sweet girl..

02/17/2009 06:46.07 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Gabie
In our house Gus is the easy going one and I am the fiesty one or so mom says anyway hihihi. Well I thought summer was coming or at least spring cause the sun is shining and makes it feel warm. It was only in the 30’s though but now mom burst my bubble and said we are to get rain and snow and colder temperatures again the next few days. Hmmmppttt. I put an extra perch in my house for you so come visit me anytime you can…your always welcome here!! “Your friendship is like a song of spring”. I left you a big ole vote so cheech to you later my friend…..Chi chi

Come visit me, ~~Gus~~ & Chi chi RIP my sweet girl..

02/17/2009 05:56.18 PM Report This Comment  
  Sounds good
Baby Gabi, Jaspa and Karen, hmm, a hand reared cockatiel would be just the ticket,according to mom. She'll wear down Dad yet, just you wait. I'm sorry that Jaspa is a bit nervous around you still.Just be your own sweet self, and she'll come round, especially when she realizes that your mum still has time for her too. It's great that you're a talker- those are a fun type. Lucky was like that-- he could say,"Lucky's momma's boy", "here, kitty, kitty", he could wolf whistle, and knew a few other tunes as well. I screech, loudly-- all the time.Although-- I do make a cute little chirpy noise that sounds more like 'momma' every day, when I want her to come to me. According to what mom's been reading, the reason I've been hanging upside down and spreading my wings is because I'm 'flirting'. Besides, mom makes happy human noises when I do that.Your mum must have a lot of books. Mom loves to read too. There are books everywhere.We hope your mum finds bookcases that she likes. The door that mom was working on is an inside door- it was just a bit dingy, and dented,so she filled, sanded and painted it a nice bright white. She says it looks ever so better now. I can't tell the difference.I'm not into eating doors- yet. It's cold, windy and raining here, but we are all warm and cozy indoors. Spring won't show up for a month or so, but every day is a little lighter longer, and mom thinks we've seen the last of the sub zero temperatures.At least she hopes so! Squawks and a vote,

Come visit me, Angel Lucky- RIP & Skitters--.

02/17/2009 04:40.30 PM Report This Comment  
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