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African Grey from Rochester, MN
In Loving Memory Of Our Fredster 2002-2008

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I was looking at birds on the net and I read about Freddy. He had a wonderful first mom who had to give him up due to an extremely hectic schedule. He sounded so wonderful. I had him flown in from CT. He was everything she described and more. I was reluctant to purchase a bird sight unseen, but with eyes closed I took the plunge. We drove to the Delta wearhouse where they had taken him after his flight. There was this ratty carrier with duct tape and screen on it. I cringed at the thought of what might be inside, but we got him home and he was beautiful. Perfect feather and very charming. He was suposed to be my bird, but he bonded with my husband and he loves him dearly..

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Hi! My name is In Loving Memory Of Our Fredster 2002-2008

I am an African Grey from Rochester, MN.

Big Guy, Rico, Boss Man and Daddy's Birdie

11 years old   M

African Grey

Grapes, peanuts, pasta, bread and any human food he can get his talons on.

Anywhere my husband is or his hanging toy.

Loud Noises, strange people trying to touch him, other birds on his cage.

I was meant to be for my mom. I love her too, but my Daddy is the bomb. He plays games with me and puts me on his shoulder and walks around the house. I love him because he is kind and patient with me. I am a biter and I have gotten him on the ear a time or two. I have to share him with my brother Ivan. I don't like that, but Dad says he has enough love for all the birdies. There are 19 of us in all. I guess Mom and Dad must really love birds. I'm the boss ofcourse. What I say goes. I speak Spanish and English. My humans can't speak Spanish so They don't know what I say. I can't say I love you but they know I do.I want to thank everyone who came to look at my profile. I grew my Angel wings on November 15, 2008. It will be hard for my parents, so visit my brothers and sisters often.
Thanks again for getting to know my family.


He calls for my husband all day long or he hollers for my son. He says time to eat really loud. He tells us to get off the phone and talk to him. He yells hey! at the cats when they wrestle.
He hangs upside down on his toy hanging from the ceiling and pecks us in the head when we go under him.
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01/27/2010 01:01.16 PM  
  Wishing your flock love and peace
Just flying around and discovered your loss. You are a special flock and we are sorry that you have been saddened. Special hugs to all of you and a special vote in memory of Freddy! ~~Cookie and Tahoe

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02/20/2009 06:47.17 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Freddy
How do you like your new flock mates? Wish my mom could rescue another grey. Hope you all enjoy them . Stop by some time--Sly

Come visit me, Pimer--formerly Jack Jack, Sophie O'Too, Sidney ~~ALWAYS IN MY HEART~~6/1996-2/2013, Ipo, Shaggy--2010-2013, Oatie Odette *Thank you for the honor 11/27/13 & Punkin *My Dearest Little One--RIP*.

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10/29/2008 10:20.43 AM  
  I found your vote button. he he he!
That was so weird the other day, I couldn't find your vote button. Too funny! But I am back today and I am able to vote. Mom told me Moose should be coming home within the next couple of weeks. She has his cage set up and I think I am ready. I think. he he he! I have to go. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Memorial Day! Take care! ~TOOTLES~

Come visit me, Echo, Tootles, Kiwi & Moose E. Moose.

05/27/2007 02:07.55 PM Report This Comment  
  P.S. Where is your vote button?
I wasn't able to vote for you but I will check back tomorrow and vote if your button is back.

Come visit me, Echo, Tootles, Kiwi & Moose E. Moose.

05/13/2007 10:11.11 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Freddy!
Actually mom said I have been better behaved lately except for when I bit her this morning. I don't usually let anyone hold me but I left my aunt and my mom's friend hold me this week but this weekend I was back to not letting anyone hold me. I did sit with my skin sister a tad bit this morning while I was helping myself to her cereal. Mom said I am a sneak. She said I am temporary friends with anyone who has food that I want and then when the food is gone...watch out! he he he! Hey, I need to tase what everyone is eating, too. You are so funny! I cannot believe you take on the bigger birdies! You go! he he he! I cannot believe Henry peeled the paper off the wall but ya know what, I probably would do the same thing. he he he! Mom would definitely give me a time out, too. he he he! I had to think of you the other day...I woke mom up at 6:00 a.m. Boy was she not a happy camper. I can't believe mom is such a grump in the morning. Maybe she is a grump since she has such silly hair in the morning. he he he! Did I tell you I was going to be getting a baby brother? Mom put his page up but he hasn't come home yet. Mom brought his cage home though. I don't know if I am ready for this but we will see. I guess I could look at it like you...I have other toys to play with when I get bored with mine. he he he! Well I must go. I hope you are extra nice to your mommy today and tell her "Happy Mother's Day! Squawk at ya later! ~~Tootles~~

Come visit me, Echo, Tootles, Kiwi & Moose E. Moose.

05/13/2007 10:09.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Wow! You sure are eggstra smart!
I just now remembered that you speak spanish and english. Do you say "te amo"? I believe this "I love you". I probably spelled it wrong. sorry! Mom speaks a real little bit of spanish. Anyway, I did have to wear my harness to the car show but mom made it up to me by letting me eat a little bit of her ice cream. Boy oh boy, it was really yummy! You should try ice cream...you will love it! I also got some fresh papaya over the weekend. I almost fainted...it was so good! I think I have to replace blueberries with papaya as my favorite. YUMMY! Mom sometimes give me nutraberries as a snack. I also get cereal. I love lucky charms and green apple jacks. Mom tries to give me safflower seeds but I don't really care for them. Oh, my favorite snack is warm, moist weaning pellets. Everyone should have some of them to eat. he he he! I also get dried fruits, dried veggies, almonds, hot peppers, and my bean mix. I love my bean mix. yummy! I hope some of these suggestions are new for you. Oh, I also get bean omelettes sometimes. I had one this morning with bananas. YUMMY! I better be careful, all this food talk is making me need to eat again. he he he! Mom just got a catalog in the mail that had food mixes in there for us birdies. She said she might order some. I don't know...I really prefer my bean mix. I will have to have a talk with her. he he he! Mom found a really good dried fruit and dried veggie mix at the birdie store. It has peppers and nuts in it too....boy is it yummy! Oh, 1 more thing...mom found these lil' cobs of corn at the birdie store. They look almost like mini indian corn cobs. You put them in the microwave for 1-2 minutes and I get fresh popcorn. Some of the popcorn stays on the cob and some of it pops off. These are really yummy! Maybe you should try these if you haven't already. Well, I must go eat a snack now. All this food talk has made my crop rumble. he he he! Squawk at ya later!

Come visit me, Echo, Tootles, Kiwi & Moose E. Moose.

04/25/2007 07:35.05 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Freddy!
Yes, it's been awhile! I don't even have a good excuse. Well, here's one...my mom went up to NJ on a business trip and visite Bird Paradise. Holy cow...you should see what she came home with! She got me so many toys that I'm STILL not done destroying them all! See...I have been busy! If you put up a picture of the eggs...let me know! My mom loves to see baby eggs and baby birds. Too bad we can't lay any for her. (we're all boys) Talk to you later...here's another vote for you! Hugs, Buddy

Come visit me, Clyde, Tiki, Buddy, r.i.p. 8/20/08 & Bobbi.

04/25/2007 04:18.51 AM Report This Comment  
  Howdy Freddy!
How did you get the nick name Rico? That is different. You don't sing Rico Suava (however you spell it) songs do you? he he he! I think mom is showing her age there. he he he! Mom was telling dad about you yesterday. I told mom you are my idol. I want to do the fun things you do. he he he! Yesterday I got to go outside. FUN! I went with mom and the family to a car show. I didn't care too much for the loud cars but let me tell you I did love the ice cream. Mom was just about to eat her ice cream and I attacked it. he he he! Mom said I could have a tad bit...not too much. She is so mean. I wanted my own ice cream. Ice cream! Yummy! Well I must go. Mom is trying to feed me new food and she made me this nasty breakfast. (don't tell her I said that). I am not going to eat it. No way! YUCK! Squawk at ya later.

Come visit me, Echo, Tootles, Kiwi & Moose E. Moose.

04/22/2007 05:37.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Oh, I forgot...
I forgot to tell you that you must have been sending me messages by esp. On Wednesday I woke mom up at 6:45 a.m....honest to goodness. I do this real loud whistle and I keep doing it until mom answers. Well, she didn't answer me so I kept doing it...needless to say, I woke the entire house up. he he he!

Come visit me, Echo, Tootles, Kiwi & Moose E. Moose.

04/20/2007 12:56.19 PM Report This Comment  
  Freddy, Freddy, Freddy....
....you picked your dad over your mom? Oh my goodness, must I have a talk with you? he he he! ...just kidding... I love my mom and I love my dad...for a chew toy. he he he! Just don't tell my dad I said that. he he he! I am getting better with my daddy. I left him feed me my almonds last night. Mom says that my almonds are my dad and my special treats so I start to behave nicer to dad. Why must I be nicer? he he he! You sure are funny! I like your profile....a birdie after my own heart. Oh my goodness...19 of you....19 birdies? I would faint if I would have to share my mom with 19 other birdies. Oh, now wait, right now I have to share mom with 21 baby chickens. Those baby chicks are lucky I can't go downstairs or I would have to beat them up. That is my mommy....mine! Did I mention she is my mommy? he he he! Mom says she loves your beautiful colors. I haven't gotten my big boy colors yet so mom likes to admire older timnehs. I just got a perch similar to the one you are sitting on and I love it. I love to hang upside down from it and swing real hard. he he he! Well, I must go. I have to check out your other birdie family members. 19 of you...oh my goodness. Birdie beak kisses for you...

Come visit me, Echo, Tootles, Kiwi & Moose E. Moose.

04/20/2007 12:50.14 PM Report This Comment  
  hi from Jango
i just came by to say hello,i'm a grey too,but i'm a big spoiled mommy boy LOL i don't want have nothing to do with my daddy,when he its coming close to me on the my tree,i just take of,glide to the floor and run so fast my short legs can take me,hihihi and i know mommy its comming to rescue me anyway,but i know also daddy loves me still,because he always buys me my food and makes sure i have enough veggies& fruits,maybe one day it will change and i'll go to daddy too...ok have to leave now,
c ya around
Jango

Come visit me, PADME"GUS IS MY FUTURE HUSBAND", Leia"I Like Tiki", BOBA, Bly,Commander Bly"I'M A BOY", YODA"FLY FREE BUDDY& ANAKIN,WE' LL MISS YOU", Jango & JABBA R.I.P. 4/20/06 - 11/4/09.

04/20/2007 12:23.33 PM Report This Comment  
  Nice to meet you Freddy!
Hi Freddy,
I wanted to meet you becuase I'm fairly new to bird channel too. I think I got on 1 day before you did. And, we're almost neighbors. I live less than an hour and 1/2 from you. My aunts live in Rochester and mom likes to come to Roch to visit (and shop). You look awesome and mom thinks your room looks pretty neat too. Do you have parrots painted on the wall behind you? I'm a congo, but mom says I might get a new brother next week and he's a timneh. We're anxiously waiting to see if he will really be ours or not. Mom wants to adopt him soooo badly, but his parents are in a "custody battle". I don't know who ever said we were "just parrots" when we have custody battles too.
Hope you're having a great day! I'd love to stay in contact with you.

Come visit me, Jae Jae, Peepers, Yetti & Bonsai.

04/19/2007 10:56.49 AM Report This Comment  
  hi freddy
I think your mom took a good risk on getting you sight unseen . you are a beautiful grey. and you sound very smart anyway have fun qnd heres a vote.

Come visit me, tequila, jack & Jill.

04/06/2007 05:08.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Freddy
I am so glad your mom took the chance and got you. It was a little scary getting Sierra even though i had pictures, I knew she needed me and i needed her. Its really cool that you can speak in spanish. You should tell your mom to record you talking and take it to someone who understands Spanish so she can learn what you say! I would like to learn some Spanish someday, it would come in handy for teaching. I would like to teach Sierra Spanish, Her older sister Jade knows how to speak Spanish and English also. I was hoping my friend would put her on here. He has 7 birds but he had to take in his wifes grandbabies and doesn't have much time. See you around and thanks for Sharing your story!

Come visit me, Sierra & Sam.

04/02/2007 09:43.27 PM Report This Comment  
  Thank you for visiting me. I'm very lucky my boy loves me so much. Sometimes mom wishes he didn't love me quiet so much! He wants to spend all his time with me. I'm not complaining. Mom is going to get me a flight harness so I can go for walks outside with him. ~TAZ

michelle, rochester, IN.

04/02/2007 12:58.51 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Stormy
Just flew by to say hi and welcome you to the club from one Grey to another.Come visit me and my bird buddies sometime.See ya later.

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

04/02/2007 11:07.15 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Freddy
Welcome to the channel! Wow, 18 brother and sisters. That is some flock. Sounds as if you have a wonderful new home. Vote for you! MM

Come visit me, Caden - BOTD 4/24 THANK YOU & Monty Mae adventuress extraordinaire.

04/02/2007 08:01.15 AM Report This Comment  
  Greetings from Shenanigans
You are beautiful, glad you have a new home.Your Dad is a lucky man he has your love and your Moms, what more can he want. 19 birds, that is neat. I think we visited Ivans page? My human Grandma used to feed the geese at Silver Lake. We are less messy than geese luckily.

Come visit me, Babycakes, Snigglefritz, Pumpkin, HALDIR AND PINK LADY, Sparkle and I am lost, escaped my cage, Shadow & Shannigans.

04/02/2007 06:58.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Freddy!
Welcome to the channel! What a lucky bird you are! I'm so glad your mom & dad found you! You sound really smart and look beautiful too! I'm a rescued bird as well. I'm a moluccan cockatoo and I used to work at an amusement park when my mom found me. I have some issues but I'm top bird here too and my mom loves me in spite of the issues. (actually, everybody in this house has issues, so I fit right in!) My mom has always wanted an African Grey but hasn't gotten one yet. Mom also is into "rescue" and would love to find one that way. There are 5 birds in my flock and only 1 was not rescued (a hand raised baby). I guess mom should've had a whole bunch of kids...she always goes for the less-desirables and underdogs. (she's such a pushover!) Anyway, have fun surfing the channel and I'm giving you your first vote! Birdie hugs, Buddy

Come visit me, Clyde, Tiki, Buddy, r.i.p. 8/20/08 & Bobbi.

04/02/2007 03:13.22 AM Report This Comment  
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