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I met Paco at a Petco here in SF. I heard his cry from behind a stack of boxes. When I moved them, I found a thin, dusty parrot with neither food nor water. His cage was a mess. I walked up to the manager and told him that I'd take away his "inventory" before it died of neglect. They gave me Paco for far less than they were asking after they figured I was right. After lots of love, food, medical care and more love, he's a happy, healthy parrot. He fell in love with Winchester, our Nanday, and they live together in bliss.. Awards
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Hi! My name is Paco

I am a Moustached Parakeet from San Francisco, CA.


15 years old   M

Moustached Parakeet

Pecans and Nutriberries

On my cage or playstand.

Taking away Winchester from my line of sight.

She lets me hang out on my stand or her shoulder and just be. I love it when she gives me a piece of pecan or another treat. I am a happy boy and I love my life.

Elongating my head and pinning my eyes. It's trippy.

Life is good.

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Its me Peetie, I have to get to bed soon.. I just wanted to tell you that I miss chatting with you!
Tell your mom to get back here and blog for you!!!
heehehe.. Big hugs my old pal.. Love Peetie ;)

Jill, Boynton Beach, FL.

03/28/2011 07:49.55 PM Report This Comment  
  God Bless Paco
Paco, soooo glad to hear you have a wonderful human.
Takecare of her and she will take care of you.....
Left u a vote, aloha, NAlu

Come visit me, Nalu & Teddy.

03/28/2011 06:51.48 PM Report This Comment  
  Happy New Year, Paco
V4U today. I hope that your liver function test results will continue to be ok, and that you will be very healthy and happy in 2011. Have a Happy New Year, Paco. From, Dandy

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

01/01/2011 08:34.34 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
11/07/2010 01:12.40 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
11/05/2010 12:05.43 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
V4U today. Sounds like your mom has been super busy. We're glad that she found another job. We flew over to read the article you were telling us about. You took some nice pictures, and we enjoyed reading your rescue and success story. November seems to be flying by so quickly, and pretty soon it will be Thanksgiving. Have a good day, Paco. From, Dandy

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

11/04/2010 08:07.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
V4U today. It was good hearing from you. We are so glad to hear that Poe is doing a lot better. That is very happy news! :) From, Dandy

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

09/28/2010 07:05.37 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
09/25/2010 08:05.14 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
09/06/2010 01:26.44 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco..Just had to share the Drama! ;)
Tuesday morning drama....Things were crazy here yesterday and mom is ready to fall asleep as she is typing this.. It all started Yesterday, Mom came home from work, she was home for 2 hrs when dad went to go get the mail. He noticed a UPS sticker left at the door. Mom had been waiting for 2 packages to come yesterday. Apparently the UPS guy didn't want to knock at the gate or open it because it was raining. Instead of delivering the boxes and he left 2 notes on the gate! Understandably mom was mad! She went to call UPS only to find The phone line was dead. So she phoned them using her cell phone and then called the phone co. also..Both were supposed to call mom back in an hr. on her cell..She never heard from either one of them. The phone finally came back on at 11:00 in the evening. Mom went to bed at 12am. by 4:30 the dog was wining and bothering mom to go outside. She was not a happy camper but took the dog out at 4:30am. She dozed back off and the dog started bothering her again. This time she put her in the room where dad was sleeping and mom went to another room to go to sleep. She had to wake up at 7 am so she was very cranky now. By 5:15am the phone rang 1x and woke her up!!(maybe a neighbor?)was dad yelling at sheena to be quiet? No number came up because it rang only 1x.. so than she saw the porch lite on. Dad must of taken sheena out once again! Mom dozed off again. Than mom woke up because Paulie was talking loud..he kept repeating Thank you..thank you.. and soooo on. Mom got out of bed because she could now see the hall lite is on. 5:30am. Dad has all the lights in the house on and the steam cleaner for the rug out. Turns out that the awful smell of doggie poop woke dad up! He got out of bed and stepped in it..Yikess!!! He told mom the dog had pooped all over the bedroom rug! Dad was steam cleaning the rug at 5:40am. Mom went back to bed in the back bedroom. Than she wakes up because paulie is still squawking Thank you to the sound of the steam cleanner. to paulie this is fine music! Mom got out of bed again..turned all the lights off and covered paulies cage. (paulie never gets covered)Dad was still steam cleaning!! Mom went back to bed at 6:10am woke up at 7:27 and is now sleep typing from her desk! Thank goodness she starts vacation tomorrow! Wooohoooooo! Hope you have a good day!!
Love and Hugs, Peetie and the tired flock ;)

Jill, Boynton Beach, FL.

08/31/2010 08:54.41 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
08/28/2010 06:58.41 AM Report This Comment  
Woooohoooo!! You came by! You came by!! Hiya my beautiful wonderful handsome friend. How are you? Im doing great as you probably have heard from your mom..
That No good Happy Hut!!!! Bad bad bad! :)
I have really missed you alot. Did you go see me and mango's camp videos? If not, You need to go check us out. heehe.. Mango was dancing up a storm. He thinks he is the king of disco! Go figure! Speaking of which mango bit dad today! Dad went to take him out of his cage on the training stick amd mango hopped up on the stick and ran over to dads hand and bit his knuckle! Dad is sooooooooo mad at him. He was planning on take'n him outside to get him some fresh air but he ended up back in his cage. Oh well mango!
Come by again soon... love and hugs, Peetie ;)

Jill, Boynton Beach, FL.

08/27/2010 11:40.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Finding Treasure
08/12/2010 10:00.56 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
V4U today. It was so good hearing from you. :) Tell your mom not to worry about not being able to blog. Life gets busy, we understand. Wow, that is such a sad story about Rooster! It's wonderful that your mom and dad are his foster home. Sounds like poor Rooster has been through a lot. How could anyone treat a bird like that? Just awful. It will probably take a lot of time and a lot of patience working with Rooster. We hope that Rooster will forget about his past, and that he will be happy again. Once he feels secure, and feels love and kindness again, things will get better. Have a good day, Paco. From, Dandy

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

08/11/2010 06:49.15 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco!
I am running for BOTD tomorrow, 8/7/10 and sure would appreciate your vote. I am #148345. Mom says that there will be plenty of pistachio's cashew's, walnut's, almond's, papaya's, mango's and clementines for everyone!


Come visit me, Cielito Lindo, Jalapeno & Sky Pilot.

08/05/2010 11:28.08 PM Report This Comment  

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08/03/2010 10:33.11 AM  
Hiya Paco! Are you really back? Wooohooooo! Me and peetie missed you so much! But we are so happy that you have come back to the BC.. Seems that we weren't the only ones missing you guys. Mom said she will tawk to your mom sometime today. With a 3 hr time difference mom thought your mom would appreciate it if she didn't call to early and wake her up on a Saturday! Heehe..Heck, I woulda call you myself already if I could dial a phone. ;)
Haven't learned that one yet!
Miss you buddy..Hugs, Paulie and the gang xxxx

Jill, Boynton Beach, FL.

07/24/2010 10:31.42 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
Congratulations on winning BOTD from Popeye and the girls.

Come visit me, ALEX has moved to YouPet., POPEYE has moved to YouPet., SAWYER has moved to YouPet., BLUE & JEWEL have moved to YouPet., GINGER has moved to YouPet. & CALICO has moved to YouPet..

07/11/2010 10:16.37 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco!
Congrats on winning BOTD...we are so happy you were rescued and are now happy, healthy, and in a good home. Here is another vote for you!!! Have a great week. Love Ogre, Giggle, Grendel and friends

Come visit me, Abby~WOW Thanks EveryBirdy!, *~Blueberry~*, ~*Ogre*~ (2003-2013), Grendel~ WOW Thanks everybirdy!!!, *~Snowball~*, Grithr, Lucky, Homer & Giggle.

07/11/2010 07:33.26 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
Congratulations on winning botd! Enjoy your day at the castle for it sure goes fast when your there.Chi chi and Gus

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

07/11/2010 06:38.44 PM Report This Comment  
  Happy Sunday
Here is a vote.

Come visit me, Gator.

07/11/2010 06:26.13 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Maxie the WonderBird!
Hey King Paco! Congrats on BOTD. Say hi to Artie for me.....Cya....

Come visit me, Maxie WonderBird -Thanks for BOTD! & 10 Grand HOF Club - Welcomes DIXIE!!.

07/11/2010 04:43.28 PM Report This Comment  
  Congrats on BOTD!
We're so happy to see that you WON! your birdie friends, Angel & Pepper


07/11/2010 01:19.29 PM Report This Comment  
  Congratulations Paco
on being BOTD and I am so happy your story had a wonderful ending! Please enjoy your day at the castle today and remember you can ask for anything being King!

Hugs Sweetheart

Come visit me, Nippy, "Angel " THANK YOU EVERY BIRDIE", Opie, Sunny RIP "THANK YOU FOR BOTD", Greenie "The newest member of the flock", Puffin, Little Bird R.I.P 3/24/2010, SHADOW, Feathers" Thank you for BOTD ", Ceasaur "Happy Fall", CHEETA, Scarlet "One of the Mighty Macaws", Alex & Sweetie "Thank you friends", Julio, Thank you for BOTD, Angel Baby "THANK YOU FOR THIS HONOR", Happy loves Maxie Pie, "SASSY GIRL It's my Hatch Day", Peppy, Emy"I laid two eggs May 14, 2014", "Sweetheart" RIP Beautiful Girl, Sweetie & Chatterbox.

07/11/2010 08:41.25 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Paco!
Hello there tweet tweet i am sunny ('> and i just wanted to say hello tweet tweet and congratulate you on winning bird of the day! i am so very proud of you and all that hard work it must have taken you to win
tweet and little bird kisses

Come visit me, Sunny & Tweety.

07/11/2010 07:30.39 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello King Paco!!
Congratulations on BOTD!! Wow..What a wonderful surprise it was to see your adorable Beak on every page of the BC!! I hope that your day is a fun one!
Hello to Artie and the rest of the flock... Big hugs from your Florida friends... xxooxxoo

Jill, Boynton Beach, FL.

07/11/2010 07:26.08 AM Report This Comment  
  Congratulations Paco
We're so happy that you won Bird Of The Day! We're flying by with another V4U today. :)

Come visit me, Mayo, Dandy & Marigold.

07/11/2010 06:34.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
07/11/2010 06:13.08 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
07/11/2010 06:12.56 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi there!
How great to see you as botd!

Come visit me, Sunny(RIP) and Haley, Romeo and Julie(RIP) and loving memory of Maxi & Tahoe and Pearl(RIP).

07/11/2010 06:09.16 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi King Paco ~
Congratulations on BIRD OF THE DAY! I'm leaving you a big basket of pecans to enjoy while you're at the Castle. Have fun today!


Come visit me, Poco, Pico, Bindi - R.I.P. ♥ & Skittles - R.I.P. ♥.

07/11/2010 06:05.37 AM Report This Comment  
  A Vote for Paco
It'll be a pleasure to see your handsome beak in the Winner's Box tomorrow. I'll save a picture of it for you in case you happen to miss seeing the gorgeous site yourself.

K *v*

Come visit me, Kelly *v*.

07/10/2010 11:20.31 PM Report This Comment  
  A vote for you
07/10/2010 10:05.39 PM Report This Comment  


Teri, Joliet, IL.

07/10/2010 07:41.39 PM Report This Comment  
  HI Paco
Somebirdy said you were running for botd so we are here to peck your votey button. Hope to see your picture on the front page of BC tomorrow..chi chi and Gus

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

07/10/2010 06:41.18 PM Report This Comment  
Leaving a BOTD vote for you!


07/10/2010 03:34.47 PM Report This Comment  
  Heya, Paco!
Oh, what a wonderful story of how you came to be with your family...wonderful in that your Mom took you out of that awful situation and got you the attention you needed. Now all is good..and you have a forever home, and lots of love! And great fibs, too! I know Artie, so say hi to him for me, okay?

A vote for ya towards your total for BOTD tomorrow!!!

Come visit me, Kaji ~ So glad we had this time together.

07/10/2010 02:39.54 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Paco
Congratulations on BOTD. You are one handsome parakeet. Photon

Come visit me, Duchess Malachite Bratbird, Hal - waiting at the Rainbow Bridge & Photon.

07/10/2010 02:06.33 PM Report This Comment  
  A Hello for PACO
Zoren here with a vote for the flockmate of one of my bestest friends. How is that Winchester, anyway? I've not chatted with him in what feels like ages. Hope everything's good at your place. Life's grand here, all things considered, including the fact I'm a Nanday with a loud voice.

Here's to a gorgeous bird~

Come visit me, KIRBY McFlockster & Riza •v•.

07/10/2010 01:30.05 PM Report This Comment  
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