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Frannie and snowflake had babies and biscotti was one.

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Hi! My name is Biscottie

I am a Cockatiel from berwyn, IL.

Bish Bish

3 years old   M

Cockatiel

cerel,milet,nut- raberries

china cabinet, valance and any where frannie his real mommy is

hes a bully

she loves me and takes good care of me

loves to explore.

love cockatiles.

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  Hi Biscottie
It's TRUE.... I'm the red-headed, green step-child. I had the same hatch day as pop's and he got more wishes and cards then me. I got Zero, zip, zilch, and Nada. So I won't share my toys with the other brats at my house. sniff, sniff, hee hee. Roof Top

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

04/30/2013 05:02.56 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
We are so far behind this morning. the darn power was off for over an hours, which really messed up my blogging speed. And listening to the old guy mumble about it in the dark was no fun either, ha ha ha. Tweeet.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

09/17/2012 03:04.13 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
thanks so much for stopping. I was certainly surprised when we loggrd on this morning, and saw me in the headlights, oooops spotlight, hee hee. It is a fun day at the castle. Tweet.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

09/12/2012 03:34.01 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Off to a slow start, since we have a new brother that moved in with us yesterday, and is is really nice. So glad that Mom Brought him home.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

09/08/2012 01:15.09 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi biscotti
A former Sergeant, having served his time with the Marine Corps, took a new job as a school teacher, but just before the school year started, he injured his back.

He was required to wear a plaster cast around the upper part of his body.

Fortunately, the cast fit under his shirt and wasn't noticeable.

On the first day of class, he found himself assigned to the toughest students in the school.

The punks, having already heard the new teacher was a former Marine, decided to see how tough he really was and was planning a vicious prank.

Walking confidently into the rowdy classroom, the new teacher opened the window wide and sat down at his desk.

Then a strong breeze made his tie flap, he picked up a stapler and promptly stapled the tie to his chest…!!!!!

There was dead silence.

He had no trouble with discipline that year.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

09/07/2012 01:29.33 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi biscotti
thanks for stopping by and remembering me. Beakie kisses.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

09/05/2012 01:39.29 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Biscotti
Some days we like to show our serious side, so people don't think we're just goofy. Well most of the time, hee hee.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

09/04/2012 12:27.31 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
My Thought For The Day....

sometimes, it's the smallet act of kindness that leaves the greatest impact.

Have a wonderful day.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

09/03/2012 01:04.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
So good to see you again. always nice to have friends visit. See ya next time.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

08/30/2012 01:12.10 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
So vry nice of you to stop by. It was a real surprise to me, to find out that I made BOTD. I plan on having a good time at the castle. I might just leave it clean for the next visitor. you know, we Quakers can make a real mess. Hee hee.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

08/28/2012 01:17.51 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi biscotti
We've both been around for a long time, and have to stick together, Love and beakie kisses. Tweet.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

08/14/2012 01:18.25 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
The BC sure is slow this morning. Even the old guy moves faster than the pages flip. Maybe they should have given it some wheaties for breakfast. Grrrrr. Squak.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

08/14/2012 12:41.17 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Hey thanks for stopping. It's always nice to have my old friends stop by to visit. Tweet.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

08/13/2012 01:42.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Well it sure was good to see you. Stop by anytime you have a chance. Tweet

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

08/12/2012 01:16.48 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Don't know what all that means. BUT, some changes. Up until today, we had more ad's on BC that you could shake a tail feather aat. they were here for over three weeks, and then this morning, they are allllllll gone. Don't know whats up with that. Squak.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

08/11/2012 08:07.03 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey biscotti
Long time no TWEET. I miss seeing your smiling face when ya come to visit me. Stop by and say hi. TWEET.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

08/10/2012 04:34.10 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
WAL-MART SENIOR GREETER

You just have to appreciate this one.

Young people forget that we old people had a career before we retired.....

Charley, a new retiree-greeter at Wal-Mart, just couldn't seem to get to work on time. Every day he was 5, 10, 15 minutes late. But he was a good worker, really tidy, clean-shaven, sharp-minded and a real credit to the company and obviously demonstrating their "Older Person Friendly" policies.

One day the boss called him into the office for a talk.

"Charley, I have to tell you, I like your work ethic, you do a bang-up job when you finally get here; but your being late so often is quite bothersome."

"Yes, I know boss, and I am working on it."

"Well good, you are a team player. That's what I like to hear.

Yes sir, I understand your concern and I will try harder.

Seeming puzzled, the manager went on to comment,

I know you're retired from the Armed Forces. What did they say to you there if you showed up in the morning late so often?"

The old man looked down at the floor, then smiled. He chuckled quietly, then said with a grin,

"They usually saluted and said, Good morning, Admiral, can I get your coffee, sir?

Tweet

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

06/17/2012 07:43.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Blonde Car Accident

One day, while a blonde was out driving her car, she ran into a truck.

The truck's driver made her pull over into a parking lot and get out of the car.

He took a piece of chalk and drew a circle on the pavement. He told her to stand in the middle and not leave the circle.

Furious, he went over to her car and slashed the tires.

The blonde started laughing.

This made the man angrier so he smashed her windshield.

This time the blonde laughed even harder.

Livid, the man broke all her windows and keyed her car.

The blonde is now laughing hysterically, so the truck driver asks her what's so funny.

The blonde giggles and replies, "When you weren't looking, I stepped out of the circle three times!"

Tweet

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

06/16/2012 01:14.20 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
The old guy loaded six new pictures of Jabber on Tweet's page, and I hear Tweet is not to happy about it, ha ha ha. Better him than me. But then I might be next, until she gets her own page. Squak

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

06/15/2012 01:48.54 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi biscotti
Screech isn't gonna be very happy, cause we have about 6 new pictures of Jabber to post, and they're going on his page.

Squak smacked Cookie's vote button, and made it say, 9,000. Let's get that little Quaker to 10K. Cookie has worked so hard to get this far. the last 1K always goes fast, hee hee. Tweet

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

06/14/2012 01:42.33 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
YES, she will have her very own page. None of us want to share with her. She might get too much attention, hee hee. Tweet.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

06/12/2012 02:01.45 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
I, King Screech, by Royal Proclamation, do hereby
send my Messenger, former King Tweet, to bring
news of the new kid. It is with a proud feeling, that
he will be joining us soon, and we have suitable quarters prepared for the little kid. My human, the Mom, has already made purchase of items to properly decorate it's quarters. A lovely place for residence with the 'Z' flock.

We are pleased to announce, the previously known
"new kid", or "IT", as we have referred to it at times.

Please meet our lovely WHITE FACE LUTINO, who from this day forward shall be referred to as 'JABBER', a lovely young female. And She's much to young for any male friends at this time.

Of the many suggestions for names we received, that one in particular just had a great impression on Mom. And we would like to thank INDIANA SAM and his Mom Debi for the great name for our little darling.

Set forth by my ROYAL SEAL.

King Screech

VOTE FOR PEARL & SILVER, 187354 FOR BOTM.

Tweet on a mission of the King. hee hee.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

06/10/2012 02:07.49 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Well, tomorrow is the big day. King Screech has appointed me as his personal messenger to make to announcement on the new kid. I hope everyone like's the name that was picked out for it. Tweet.

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

06/09/2012 12:58.34 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi biscotti
I told ONE PERSON about the new kids nme and sex, and someone had the nerver to BRIBE Uncle Chuck with a case of Jack Daniels for the information. I have to send pops out shopping for a roll of duck Tape. Personally, he should have held out for two cases.hee hee. Tweet

Come visit me, Tweet & Squak.

06/08/2012 05:57.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Can we all come hide out at your house this weekend. It's what pops call out TUNE UP TIME, nails, wing trim, beakie trim. Not a favorite time around here. And
I wish they would just forget about it for once. hee hee.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

06/07/2012 01:40.45 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
the new kids DNA test results are back.

Well, a little birdie flew in yesterday, and told us what we've been waiti to hear about the new kids. We're gonna wait a few days before we announce it to the world to hear. Pops said he's just not ready to take on more blogs right now, and gonna put if off for now. by the end of the week, we'll make it known. Hope you can wait, hee hee

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

06/05/2012 02:15.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Well, just a short one this morning, as I have to get mom and the old guy out the door for the bird show in Orlando.

Many of you have asked about the new kid, and due to the Holiday last week,the DNA Test is late getting back to us.

Just as soon as we get it, probably by the middle of the week, we will let everyone know what 'IT' is, and tell you the cute name we picked out for 'IT'. So many of you gave us great idea's and we're very thankful for your suggestion.

BUT, we have a name, and there is no OTHER real bird on all of BC with that name. It has to be totally unique, and different

We can't wait to get the results, and as it got the old guy climbing the walls. Kind of funny to watch that. We didn't think he was able to do that at his age. Hee hee.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

06/03/2012 01:44.30 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning biscotti
TOP THIS ONE FOR A SPEEDING TICKET IN KINGSVILLE , TEXAS


Two Texas Highway Patrol Officers were conducting
speeding enforcement on Highway 77, just south of Kingsville , Texas .

One of the officers was using a hand-held radar device to check speeding vehicles approaching the town of Kingsville.

The officers were suddenly surprised when the radar gun began reading 300 miles per hour and climbing.

The officer attempted to reset the radar gun, but it
would not reset and then it suddenly turned off.

Just then a deafening roar over the mesquite tree tops on Highway 77 revealed that the radar had in fact, locked on to a USMC F/A-18 Hornet which was engaged in a low-flying exercise near this, its Naval Air home base ocation in Kingsville, Texas.

Back at the Texas Highway Patrol Headquarters in Corpus Christi the Patrol Captain fired off a complaint to the
U. S. Naval Base Commander in Kingsville for shutting down his equipment.

The reply came back in true USMC style:

"Thank you for your letter . . ."You may be interested to know that the tactical computer in the Hornet had detected the presence of, and subsequently locked on to,
your hostile radar equipment and automatically sent a jamming signal back to it, which is why it shut down."

"Furthermore, an air-to-ground missile aboard the fullyarmed aircraft had also automatically locked on to your equipment's location."

"Fortunately, he marine pilot flying the Hornet recognized the situation for what it was, quickly responded to the missile system alert status and was able to override the automated defense system before the missile was launched to destroy the hostile radar position on the side of Highway 77, south of Kingsville ."

"The pilot suggests you cover your mouths when swearing at them, since the video systems on these jets are very
high tech."

"Sergeant Johnson, the officer holding the radar gun,
should get his dentist to check his left molar. It appears the filling is loose.

Also, the snap is broken on his holster."

Semper Fi

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

06/01/2012 02:19.44 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Truckstop Cafe


A trucker came into a truck stop cafe and placed his order. He said, "I want three flat tires, a pair of headlights and pair of running boards."

The brand new blonde waitress, not wanting to appear stupid, went to the kitchen and said to the cook, "This guy out there just ordered three flat tires, a pair of headlights and a pair of running boards. What does he think this place is, an auto parts store?"

"No," the cook said. "Three flat tires mean three pancakes, a pair of
headlights is two eggs sunny side up, and running boards are 2 slices of crisp bacon."

"Oh, OK!" said the blonde. She thought about it for a moment and then spooned up a bowl of beans and gave it to the customer.

The trucker asked, "What are the beans for, Blondie?"

I LOVE THIS ONE... ..........
She replied, "I thought while you were waiting for the flat tires, headlights and running boards, you might as well gas up!"

FOR ONCE THE BLONDE GETS EVEN!

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/30/2012 01:42.18 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning Biscotti
Yeppers, it sure is growing up fast, and oh so pretty. Can't wait till it comes to live with us. Well maybe I can, hee hee.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/28/2012 01:46.38 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi biscotti
thre's gonna be a few new pictures of pin feather posted tomorrow. But the way the pics look, can't call it that any longer. turning into a birdaful bird.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/26/2012 06:53.32 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
A rare appearance at this time of the day. Mom took the old guy,SCREAMING to Busch Gardens, and boy from what we hear, they had a great time. the got an annual pass, so they can go as many times as they want for the next year. the old guy was surprised to see jst how much fun it really was. See ya later.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/25/2012 04:21.57 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Remember To Count Your Blessings...

If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your
back, a roof over your head, and a place to sleep.

YOU are richer than 75% of this world.

If you have money in the bank, in your wallet, spare
change in a dish someplace.

YOU are among the top 8% of the world's wealthy.

If you woke up this morning with good Health...

YOU are more fortunate than the million who will
not survive this week.

If you have never experienced danger of battle
unfolding all around you, the loneliness of
imprisonment, the agony of torture or the pangs
of starvation.

YOU are ahead off 500 million people in the world.

If you can attend a church meeting without fear of
persecution, harassment, arrest, torture or death.

YOU are more blessed than 3 billion people in the world.

If you can read this message.

YOU are more blessed than over 2 billion people in the
world who cannot read at all.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/24/2012 03:20.32 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning Biscotti
A man decided to take his wife out with him deer hunting.

She had never been on any kind of a hunt before and he wanted her to succeed, so he left her hidden in the bush while he tried to find deer that he could drive toward her.

All of the sudden he heard a shot where he had left his wife in the woods.

Then he heard loud voices so he ran back to see what was happening.

When he got there he saw his wife arguing with a man.

Just as he got close enough to hear the conversation, the man said, "OK, OK, it's your deer. Just let me get my saddle off of it first."

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/22/2012 03:00.38 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning Biscotti
Annie's lesson in 'tiel genetics for Everyone.

Your little pinfeather is a WHITEFACE LUTINO. This is NOT an albino - albinism is caused by a single recessive gene that has to be paired with an identical gene to produce an albino offspring. White cockatiels come from two different genes - the whiteface gene and the lutino gene.

Lutino cockatiels are pale yellow; the lutino gene suppresses all gray coloration. To see what a lutino looks like, check out Marigold (226240).

Whiteface 'tiels have white faces and no cheek patches; the whiteface gene suppresses all yellow/orange coloring. BC examples of whitefaces include my frother Buddy Beak, and Pepper (168969).

So what happens when you combine the lutino gene with the whiteface gene? You get a 'tiel with no gray, yellow, or orange - in other words, pure white! The eyes are red as well, since the lutino gene is suppressing the iris coloration.

I love the picture of Pinfeather with his/her clutchmates. You can see that the parronts produced one whiteface lutino, two lutinos, and one normal pearl. I'm not sure what the parronts are but it's obvious they have some combination of whiteface, lutino, and pearl in their genetics.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/20/2012 03:14.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Good Morning Biscotti
You might be a reneck if...

Your father has ever said to you, "Shoot, son come on over t' the dark side.. .it'll be a hoot."

You have ever had your R-2 unit use its self-defense electro-shock thingy to get the bar-b-q grill to light.

The moonshine still you built on Endor is hidden so well even the Ewoks can't find it.

You have a stuffed womp rat anywhere in your home. You think the symbol for the Rebel Alliance should be the Confederate flag. More than half the droids you own don't function. The number of blasters you own exceeds your I.Q. You wonder why Luke and Leia gave up on getting married. You used a carbon-freezing chamber to mount the Wampa you shot while on vacation on Hoth.

Your moonshine is made on a real moon.

You don't like wearing a Jedi robe because it prevents access to the dip stored in your back pocket.

Sandpeople back down from your mama.

You've ever used Jedi mind control to talk your way out of a speeding ticket or DUI.

You've ever strangled someone with the force because they laughed at your accent.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/18/2012 03:23.59 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning Biscotti
short visit this morning. Pops want to head WEST to the beach for the day. there's alot of cool shops over there, and mom is gonna do shome mommy shopping. ha ha ha. No bird store. what a bummer.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/16/2012 02:11.15 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning Biscotti
WRONG WITCH

The train was quite crowded and a U. S. Marine walked the entire length looking for a seat.

There seemed to be one next to a well-dressed French woman,

but when he got there, he saw it was taken by the woman's poodle.

The war-weary Marine asked, "Ma'am, may I have that seat?"

The French woman sniffed and said to no one in particular, "Americans are so rude. My little Fifi is using that seat."

The Marine walked the entire train again, but the only seat available was under that dog. "Please, ma'am. May I sit down? I'm very tired."

She snorted, "Not only are you Americans rude, you are also arrogant!"

This time the Marine didn't say a word; he just picked up the little dog,tossed it out the train window and sat down.

The woman shrieked, "Someone defend me! Put this American in his place!"

An English gentleman sitting nearby spoke up. "Sir, you Americans seem to have a penchant for doing the wrong thing. You hold the fork in the wrong hand. You drive your autos on the wrong side of the road.

And now, sir, you seem to have thrown the wrong witch out the window.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/14/2012 02:18.21 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Biscotti
Nothing going on here so far, except pops has that funny mug in his face. Wonder what he gets out of drinking that coffee stuff. I just don't think I'd like it. and I'm not gonna try it.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/12/2012 02:43.52 AM Report This Comment  
  Morning Biscotti
Yeah we're getting a new bird to live with us. first I have to clear up a few questions I've been asked. First it won't be coming to live here in Florida, until October, cause that's when Aunt Vicki is coming to visit us. So until then the little pin feather will be living in Ohio. Still be hand feed, and the Aunt Nat will take over and properly train the little kids so it has good manner when it get's here to live with us. We don't want any wild Tiel with bad manners, hee hee.

Come visit me, Screech & Roof Top.

05/11/2012 01:10.37 AM Report This Comment  
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