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Poppy- Goodbye Joey my love

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Hi! My name is Poppy- Goodbye Joey my love

I am a Normal grey Cockatiel from Nelson, BC.

Pop-a-do, Pop-Tart

6 years old   F

Normal grey Cockatiel

I love millet, spinach, nutriberries and seeds. I will try anything once.

I love to follow Joey around wherever he goes. I also love to hang out on the climbing tree and cagetops or pillage and destroy things in Sunny's cage.

I don't like people getting too near my cage. I am very shy. I hate diets!

She lets me out and spoils me with all sorts of 'tiel desirables! She is also very gentle with me and never asks me to do more than I am comfortable with. I was terrified of people when she first bought me and I am now comfortable sitting on her hand and searching for treats in her fingers. I am facinated how she scratches Sunny's head. Maybe someday, when I am ready, I'll let her scratch mine...

I am over zealous with egg laying and have to be on a special diet to curb my hormones to avoid lupron shots. I am also an escape artist! I figured out how to slide up my feeder doors and get out. My pet human thought she was smart and put quick links on them to keep me in. I merely undid them and escaped again! She tightened them really hard this time and said that if I did it again, she would put little pad-locks on my feeder doors. I'm still working on it- CLANK CLANK....

If you can't rule the roost, rule the rooster. I absolutely love Joey!.

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  Hi Poppy
V4U today. We finally saw our first hummingbird last weekend, and we've been seeing the same hummingbird every day since. We only see one so far, but maybe there are more. The mockingbird babies are getting so big. They scamper in and out of the bushes. Wishing you a nice day. From, Marigold

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

07/23/2014 05:56.40 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. There's some happy news for the mockingbird family. We see both the mom and dad mockingbird flying in and out of the nest all day long. The babies are getting big, they are fully feathered and about ready to leave the nest. There is a picture of the babies in their nest on Mayo's page. Wishing you a nice day. :) From, Marigold

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07/08/2014 08:34.09 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Nothing new here, just busy as usual. We've been having both rainy and sunny days. The heat and humidity have been something else. The baby mockingbird eggs hatched and the baby mockingbirds are about 4 days old now. The mockingbird mom built the nest so that twigs covered the front part of the nest. We sure hope that none of the predator birds get to that nest like they did the robins nest. So far so good. From, Marigold

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

07/03/2014 06:17.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. We've had stormy weather along with tornado watches on and off since the weekend. It's still raining heavily right now, almost 5 days in a row of rain and storms. The little wrens didn't make it. A predator bird got to the nest. The nest was so well hidden inside of the rose tree, so the bird must have been a strong and bold one. Same thing happened to our neighbors mockingbird nest just a few weeks prior. Thankfully the robins made it and flew off on their own. Wishing you a nice day. From, Marigold

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06/11/2014 04:32.17 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Well, the 3 wren eggs haven't hatched yet, should be any day now. The mommy wren is a busy bee, she sits on the eggs all day long, but we do see her fly in and out from time to time. More nests have popped up around our yard, it's neat to see the birds building the nests, each one is a little different. This morning a robin had a whole beak full of straw, and it was really cute to see. Have a good weekend. From, Marigold

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05/30/2014 08:11.25 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Our rainy and cold weather left, and it's as hot and humid as can be. We'll take it though. Anything is better than that long cold winter we had. I hope we have a nice long summer with not too much humidity and no mosquitoes and wasps. LOL :) From, Marigold

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05/23/2014 10:44.27 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Well, this is day 4 of nonstop heavy rain for us. The chilly weather returned as well. Mom put the hummingbird feeder out 2 days ago, but still no sight of hummingbirds, just plenty of wasps. LOL :) We usually don't see the first hummingbirds till late May or early June so it will probably be a few weeks yet. Have a good day. From, Marigold

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05/17/2014 05:37.33 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. We've been getting lots and lots of rain here. It's good for the flowers and roses so no complaints. Our yard is just filled with robins. Saw some wrens and finches flying around too. The crepe myrtle is finally bouncing back after winter. Seems like the past few winters have been exceptionally colder than normal. We're enjoying the springtime weather and looking forward to a warm and sunny summer. Have a good day. From, Marigold

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05/15/2014 05:04.19 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Our two clearance lilacs took, so maybe in a few years we'll see some flowers on them, too. Right now they are each about 8" tall and look like two sets of sticks with a few buds popping out. LOL :) Wishing you a nice weekend. From, Marigold

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05/09/2014 12:19.46 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Nothing new here, just been super busy. Since the warmer weather is back so are all of the lawn and garden chores along with keeping up with everything else besides. The last few days have been so warm, and it seems like we'll have to turn the air conditioner on pretty soon if it stays like this. For now the windows are open, and it's nice hearing the wild birds chirping outside. Our flock chirps back to them. Wishing you a nice day. From, Marigold

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05/06/2014 01:59.21 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Guess what? We bought two clearance lilacs. One is white and the other is a pink and white blend. They were in pretty bad shape, still in their bare root packages, but they did have some green leaves so they were worth taking a chance on. They already look better after being planted and watered so hopefully they will make it. :) It will probably take a few years before they flower, right now they look like little twigs with a few leaves. LOL :) Have a good weekend. From, Marigold

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04/26/2014 07:49.02 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Yeah, you said it. Us hens are always on the lookout for food. LOL :) We sure were enjoying the warm and sunny weather, but this morning it's only in the 40's and rain is on the way. Oh well, rain is good for the flowers, right! LOL :) Lots of birds flying and chirping around our yard, and we already have a robins nest, too. This is such a neat time of the year. Wishing you a nice day. From, Marigold

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

04/24/2014 05:18.28 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. We had a really nice Easter and hope that you did, too. And as usual, the day went by way too fast. The lamb cake turned out nice and everyone liked how it had a little extra vanilla flavoring. Everyone brought something they cooked or baked and there was plenty of food. Our weather seems to be staying nice now, so I think the cold wintry days are finally behind us. Wishing you a nice day. From, Marigold

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04/22/2014 01:11.54 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Yesterday mom got the lamb cake baked, so that's done. Still lots more cooking and baking to do yet. This is kind of funny. For over a month now there are a pair of buzzards that perch on the neighbor's roof towards the end of our block. They preen each other and are a couple for sure. They fly together then fly back to the roof to perch again. It's kind of cute even though they aren't cute birds. LOL :) I am glad the buzzards didn't pick our roof to perch on, let's just say that the neighbor's roof could use a cleaning. LOL :) Wishing you a nice day. From, Marigold

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04/18/2014 05:19.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Nothing new here, just busy as usual. The weather has been up and down, freezing cold at night. Sure hope this is the last of the cold snap and the real spring weather will stay once and for all. We're going to have a full house for Easter, so lots of work to do between now and then. Wishing you all a very Happy Easter. From, Marigold

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04/17/2014 08:38.49 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Guess what! Our lilac is in bloom and there are pictures of it on Mayo's page. The lilac smells like perfume. Only half of the flowers opened, so it will get even better. Have a good day. From, Marigold

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04/13/2014 07:27.56 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Nothing new here. Every day is busy as usual. The weather is supposed to stay nice and warm this week, then back to cooler weather next week. After seeing all of the fresh fruit at the grocery store, mom wants to get back to making smoothies in the NutriBullet again. Yeah! That means fruit for our flock, too. Have a good day. From, Marigold

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04/02/2014 05:55.50 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. We got lots of rain here, but it's good for the flowers so we're not going to complain. LOL :) Sure hope that the real spring weather will get here soon. Have a good weekend. From, Marigold

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03/28/2014 01:05.02 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. We're not so sure that spring is really here yet. Seems like winter really wants to hang on and doesn't want to leave. We hear that our weekend weather might be warmer but rainy, so we are hoping that it's true. Even rain is better than snow and cold. Been seeing lots of robins and cardinals flying around the yard. Nesting time again. Sure wish it was warmer and sunny though. Have a good day. From, Marigold

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

03/27/2014 08:10.17 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Well, it sure doesn't look or feel like spring time here. It's snowing right now, with a freeze warning for tonight. The good news is that our lilac that hasn't re-bloomed in a few years has tiny purple flower clusters forming! It will be neat when the flowers open. The crepe myrtle still looks dormant from winter, it's slow in bouncing back this year. Have a good day. From, Marigold

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

03/25/2014 07:00.14 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Happy first day of spring! :) Well it might officially be spring but we are still going through a roller coaster ride of warm and cold weather. The bulbs are popping up and look pretty. So far no tulips yet, just daffodils and hyacinths. Lots of birds flying around the yard and I am sure we'll be seeing nests soon. Have a good day. From, Marigold

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

03/20/2014 05:18.53 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. We thought it was time we changed our avatar's from Valentine's Day to St. Patrick's Day. Notice the green and gold roses. Mom says she isn't going to try to make a shamrock so this is as good as it gets. LOL :) Have a good day. From, Marigold

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

02/18/2014 08:32.00 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Our flock will be flying off to join the crew of the Pirate Pearl. We're ready to leave this ice box and sail the seven seas. New pictures of me perched by the amaryllis are up. The Red Lion amaryllis has a total of 8 flowers and they all have opened. The two Apple Blossom and one Evergreen amaryllis still have a while to go yet before they flower. Have a good day. From, Marigold

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02/12/2014 05:22.38 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Having a flower name like me, I knew you would enjoy this. LOL :) A picture of our 4 amaryllis are now posted on my page. The Red Lion amaryllis is about to fully open any day now. The other two bargain amaryllis are Apple Blossom and the other is called Evergreen. Have a good day. From, Marigold

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02/04/2014 05:18.56 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Well, it looks like our clearance amaryllis is going to be red. The bud has not opened just yet, but there are hints of red showing which means it's probably a Red Lion. Mom's happy about that because the other two clearance amaryllis she bought are both Apple Blossom, which is the pink and white blend. We're supposed to get lots of rain soon. Have a good day. From, Marigold

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02/01/2014 05:43.14 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Sorry I haven't been blogging for a few days but there is nothing new and nothing to squawk about. It's been freezing cold here and that's about it! LOL :) When it's this cold it's best to just have a cup of hot tea and read some magazines. Have a good day, Poppy. From, Marigold

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01/28/2014 06:52.22 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Yes, both spring fever and cabin fever seem to be pretty popular right now. LOL :) My mom keeps thinking about gardening and can't wait to be outdoors again. It will be fun to see what wild birds decide to build nests, and where they decide to build them. Remember our messy robin family? LOL :) I am sure we'll be hearing about your stellar jay again too. Have a good day, Poppy. From, Marigold

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01/18/2014 05:39.20 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. I like the picture of you playing basketball. A busy hen is a happy hen. Now if only Chicklet would think about taking up basketball to get her mind off of egg laying. LOL :) The winter weather has been crummy again, and it's easy to daydream of spring and warmer weather. Have a good weekend. From, Marigold

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

01/17/2014 02:46.37 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
I am out posting todays activaties at the castle.

Once again Queen Ms BBs big heavy lift shuttle appears above the new tower at the castle.

There is a big silver dome hanging under it on cables. BB slowly lowers the dome on to the tower. Thunk!! It is on the tower & the BC Consolidated Construction Co. (CCC. Older humans may remember this as standing for Civilian Conservation Core.) starts bolting it in place. Some of the workers begin hooking up the power cables & the ‘putter tecks download programs into the big new ‘putters.

There will be a grand opening of the new addition I made to the castle on Sun. Every birde is invited to join in at the castle page #239094 around 5 PM.

Queen Ms BB

PS: I left a box of almonds at Chicklets cage !!!!!

Come visit me, Ms BBs page., TPB&G., Zeena in the BC Castle for Aug, Charley Bird, The Bird. Lets play BazBall !!!!!!, Princess is at the school house booth now. & Buba.

01/17/2014 10:10.32 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. I hope your weather gets better so you can get out and go shopping. That freezing cold weather gets old fast, then cabin fever sets in. LOL :) Yeah, it's never too early to think about Christmas decorating. For now mom is daydreaming of gardening and refurbishing that table top fountain. She finally got the first coat of sealer put on it today. LOL :) Our flock is giving mom the hint to bake some birdie bread. :) Have a good day. From, Marigold

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01/14/2014 11:03.46 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. You never know. So far our Easter decorations are supposed to be out in March, but if February is as cold as January has been, they might be out a little earlier. LOL :) Mom got an amaryllis for .25 cents on the clearance pile. She does not know what color the flowers will be, so it will be a fun surprise when it blooms. Her guess is Apple Blossom, but it could be a Red Lion or a Minerva, too. Have a good day. From, Marigold

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01/11/2014 04:04.30 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Yes, it isn't the same once the Christmas decorations come down. There is the long and cold winter ahead, and nothing takes the place of the Christmas lights and decorations that's for sure. I overheard my mom saying that she might put the Easter decorations up in March. :) Have a good weekend. From, Marigold

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01/10/2014 09:46.38 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. The pictures of you and your flock are adorable. I like the picture of your flock's Christmas stockings filled with presents, too. I guess that proves you all were good birds this year since Santa Bird made a visit to your place. LOL :) Your mom did a great job making the bird toys, too. They are neat. It's been unbearably freezing cold and icy. We couldn't even open our garage door, had to keep bringing buckets of hot water to pour between the door and the driveway to unfreeze it. Schools have been closed due to the ice and extreme cold. It's just miserable stepping out the door. We are hoping for an early spring. Have a good day, and stay warm too. From, Marigold

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01/08/2014 05:13.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. I bet that Chicklet sleeps with one eye open guarding her almond supply. LOL :) Still have lots of Christmas decorations to take down yet. I do think it's more work putting everything away, at least it seems like it. We have had very cold weather here, the winter storm that's been in the Midwest and East Coast is heading our way next. Have a good weekend. From, Marigold

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01/04/2014 04:54.56 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. Our flock got some fun chewing toys for Christmas, along with a bag of almonds. Mayo and Dandy love almonds, I do too but mom has to cut them up into little pieces for me so I can eat them. We still have most of our Christmas decorations up yet, but we did get a start with putting away some of the decorations. Seems like it takes almost two weeks to put the Christmas decorations up and the same in taking them down. Wishing you a nice day. From, Marigold

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01/02/2014 04:37.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy,
Yeah we had a nice Christmas, it was quiet till New Years Eve came along and shook the house with all the illegal booms and stuff.

I just hate those loud ones. Eventhough the state has banned certain fireworks they still manage to get their hands on them and the cops can't be every where at once. :(

Hope you guys had a nice and quiet New Year. :)

Here's a New Year vote for you.

Hugs,

Pookie

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01/01/2014 10:55.55 PM Report This Comment  
  HI POPPY & FLOCK
HAPPY NEW YEAR! mom went to mom Arlenes house for an open house and saw Falco,Willie,Peppino and Maxine.it was a nice way to start the new year. i am doing a little better today and a little more active and loud. all good signs. its is day 3 of the antibiotics.

LOVE CORI AND BOO BOO

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01/01/2014 05:49.54 PM Report This Comment  
  Happy New Year, Poppy
V4U today. I hope that 2014 will be a great year for everybirdie, with more birdie bread and bird toys for us, too! LOL :) For New Year's Eve, my parronts went to an early dinner and stayed home watching TV. My mom took down a few of the Christmas decorations, but still has the two Christmas trees with all of the ornaments left to do. Dad still has to take down all of the outside lights. That will have to wait till the weekend. LOL :) Have a Happy New Year. :) From, Marigold

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01/01/2014 06:23.50 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy and flock !!
Happy New Year to you all !!

Here's a vote for you !!!

Hope the new year brings every birdie good food and good friends together. :)

God bless,

Hugs,

Pookie

Come visit me, Angel Sally says smile when you think of us Angels, Pookie Riding Cody & Laka Aolani says have a safe summer !! :)..

01/01/2014 12:45.52 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Poppy
V4U today. We had a very nice Christmas, and hope you did, too. Things are finally settling down and getting back to normal. The holidays are wonderful and lots of fun, but lots of extra work goes along with them. Wishing you a Happy New Year. From, Marigold

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