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Joshua Chico Justice for Ozzi

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My mom used to work from home and now has to go to another location to work all day long. I started screaming in the morning and really load when she came home at night. Chris thought I was going to start plucking, so she decided to send me to a home where I would have lots of company and attention.. Awards
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Hi! My name is Joshua Chico Justice for Ozzi

I am a Green-Winged Macaw from Newton, NJ.

Chico, Big Boy, General Birdzilla

10 years old   M

Green-Winged Macaw

ANY fresh fruit or nuts. Hazelnuts rule! Walnuts work, also!

On my corner perch inside my cage, on the big swing and then there's that nice T Stand (when Elvis isn't on it)

I will step up and come out of my cage on my terms only and there better be a treat waiting!

She takes me upstairs to the photo studio where I hang out on a T Stand with a great view of the forest. I also sit and help her make our birdie toys in the studio. I also am mom's personal training flapping my wings as she walks the treadmill and marching my feetsies as she lifts weights!

Shaking my head from side to side like Stevie Wonder, saying no. Screaming duets with my frother Doo the U2. Shadow dancing on the back of the couch with the wall..

"Do not be afraid of them" jos 10-8.

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  Hi Joshua & Flock

love Cori nd Boo Boo

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12/31/2015 10:28.49 PM Report This Comment  

May your stuffing be tasty,
May your turkey plump,
May your potatoes and gravy
Have nary a lump.
May your yams be delicious
And your pies take the prize,
And may your Thanksgiving dinner
Stay off your thighs!


Come visit me, Paddy Cake & Piddy Girl, CORI vote LAKA BOTM 259145 & BOO BOO vote LAKA BOTM 259145.

11/26/2015 10:44.18 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Josh
mom just received your birthday card today and she wants to thank you for remembering her birthday and sending such a lovely card. we haven't had any mail at our house since saturday. we were told by the post office that they were having a problem with getting the mail delivered and sorted. tonight the mail came at 7:30pm. this is very strange since the post office closes at 5pm. i think what happened is their mail sorter machine broke and since they have layed so many people off from the post office they have been working overtime trying to just sort the mail. anyway thank you again

love Cori and mom Carol

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11/13/2015 09:21.50 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Josh
sometimes i get ornery also and will fly at mom and latch on to anything i can grab. mom has resorted to blocking these attacks by using a throw pillow to block my flight but she prefers to use a towel which is never near when you need one. she likes to use a bright orange one which scares the heck out of me and stops me dead in my tracks. its the towel she wraps me up in when she does my beak and nails. i call it the towel of terror. when i was younger mom used the towel like a bull fighter and i would fly at the towel and mom would spin and flip it and boy did i get a lot of exercise. mom says in retrospect perhaps that wasn't the best way to create good behavior but it sure was a lot of fun.


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11/02/2015 09:14.39 PM Report This Comment  
  Josh, M'Man!
How goes it, you handsome Devil, you!! So good of you t'come by the other day with a note of congrats on my random win of that illustrious BOTD award. They must've been desperate for a King for a Day t'pick ME t'fill the position. Har har har.

I'm lookin' through all your gallery pictures... really like that one of you on the back of the patio chair. You are one big guy! I say you'd dwarf me significantly! Ain't bein' out in the sunshine and fresh air just the best?! I was outside just yesterday hollerin' at the neighborhood, lettin' them know how good it was t'be alive. Eventually mom leaned out the back door and asked what I was being so noisy about. I told her I heard it was the last parrot-friendly weather day so I was gettin' my vocal exercise in before I have t'adopt my winter in-door voice. (yeah, right. Like I'm quiet all winter long. Not.)

I take it from your suggestion about grabbin' a pair of sunglasses or a scrunchie, you highly recommend this activity based on birdsonal experience. Funny you should mention glasses 'cause it's been decided I have a real issue with mom's glasses. She doesn't wear them all the time so when I see her with them on, something seems wrong so I try and help her get them off her face. I have trained said-human to not wear them when in my room which suits me just fine seeing as I like the original way she looks over the owl-eye appearance those things give her. So yeah, grab the glasses is a definite plan!

So good t'get t'chat with you for at least a little bit. I trust all the flock's doin' okay and the parronts too. Sure hope so!

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

09/29/2015 04:12.25 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Joshua
Thanks for stopping by and helping us celebrate my BOTD win. Its always fun times at the castle and we love seeing everybirdy!

This may date us a bit but mom is reminded this morning of an old Johnny Cash song - Five Foot High And Rising ... thinking about the wall of water coming into the city real soon. This is a slow moving system and its going to cause more flooding ... sure wish mom could have stayed home from work ... then again we always wish that lol.

Have an awesome day. V4U. Hugs.
Love Dory

Come visit me, Captain (Cappy), Rudy, Dory & Dixie.

05/28/2015 05:32.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Josh
Thanks for celebrating my hatchday with me, and for getting me to be your BOTD on TiPaul's hatchday... an extended party for us... Marley

TiPaul here to thank you for wishing me a Happy Hatchday! Big parties are the bestest, and without all our friends here on BC, we could never do it. Marley forgot to mention - a special thank you goes out to Lizzie for those enormous cakes... to heck with the carrot cakes Mom had - Lizzie cakes are the best!
Hugs from TiPaul

Come visit me, Leroy, Little Bit & Chloe - Thank you for BOTD!, Gizmo - Thanks everybirdy for BOTD!, Max - Thanks every birdy for BOTD!, Jasper - Thanks everybirdy for BOTD!, Micky - RIP My Sweet Boy, PEPPER - Thanks everybirdy for BOTD!, TiPaul -Thanks you all for BOTD!, Floop & Porky - ready to win the race!, Jockey Marley & Exchange Rate, Zak - Off to the milonga tomorrow... & Lee-Roial RIP - Thanks for remembering me..

03/05/2015 09:00.24 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Chico
HEY VACUUMS ARE SUPPOSE TO SUCK. i hate the cord more. especially with mom flinging it everywhere.

love Cori

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02/15/2015 10:08.31 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Josh

I gave a hundred Valentine’s
A hundred, did I say?
I gave a thousand Valentine’s
One cold and wintry day.
I didn’t put my name on them
Or any other words
Because my Valentine’s were seeds
For February Birds
roses are red
violets are blue
love is sweet
and so are you

love Cori

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02/14/2015 04:35.48 PM Report This Comment  

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12/31/2014 09:35.22 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Joshua
i think Santa bird has a good sense of humor and took it all in stride when i made him fart plus it sure did make me laugh.

love Cori

Come visit me, Paddy Cake & Piddy Girl, CORI vote LAKA BOTM 259145 & BOO BOO vote LAKA BOTM 259145.

12/28/2014 03:11.32 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Josh and the Stark Flock
MERRY X-MAS to you and yours.

love Cori and Boo Boo

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  `Ü´ Are you ready for some FOOT~BALL???
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  `Ü´ ** TODAY is THE DAY ! ! ! **
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  `Ü´ Greetings Mr Joshua Chico!
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  `Ü´ Heavenly Father must be laughing
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  `Ü´ Greetings & Happy FootBall Sunday to You!!!
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  `Ü´Greetings and Happy Halloween, Mr Joshua Chico!
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  Cori knocks on Josh's door
she has a bag of fresh organic peanuts as a housewarming gift for his new SS home

it sure looks clean and the SS glistens as Josh sits inside showing off how large it is

Come visit me, Paddy Cake & Piddy Girl, CORI vote LAKA BOTM 259145 & BOO BOO vote LAKA BOTM 259145.

09/15/2014 09:54.56 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Josh
will the new cage be Stainless Steel? i hope you love the new cage right from the get go. sometimes new houses scare us until we determine that they are safe.

What happens when weeds and insects evolve into superweeds and superbugs? And refuse to die when doused with Monsanto’s toxic poisons?Enter Monsanto’s dump “More On” Strategy. More herbicides. More insecticides. Each one more toxic than the next.

Consumers hold the key to ending Monsanto’s “Moron Strategy.”
We do it by forcing states to pass mandatory GMO labeling laws. Which in turn will force Big Food to replace GMO ingredients with non-GMO alternatives.

It isn’t just Monsanto that’s escalating the “Moron Strategy.”
Dow’s new GMO corn and soy varieties are engineered to withstand massive amounts of a new herbicide concocted from a combination of glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, and 2,4-D, one of the chemicals used in the deadly Vietnam-era “Agent Orange” herbicide.

The EPA has already approved the new “Deadly Duo” herbicide. And the USDA—over the objections of more than 50 members of Congress and hundreds of thousands of citizens—is expected any day now to approve the crops it will be sprayed on.

Why approve this new “Deadly Duo?” Because the millions of pounds of glyphosate and 2,4-D herbicides already being sprayed on GMO crops aren’t working anymore.

It would be great if the FDA and USDA would protect consumers from the madness of Monsanto’s “Moron” Strategy.But instead, our government agencies are intent on protecting only one thing: "CORPORATE PROFITS"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

In fact last year, the FDA actually raised the limit of glyphosate residue allowed on your fruits and vegetables—despite several new studies exposing glyphosate’s toxicity. According to one of those studies, glyphosate is “insidious and manifests slowly over time, as inflammation damages cellular systems throughout the body… it may in fact be the most biologically disruptive chemical in our environment.”

Only a moron would want to use more, not less, of the “most biologically disruptive chemical in our environment,” right?

love Cori

Come visit me, Paddy Cake & Piddy Girl, CORI vote LAKA BOTM 259145 & BOO BOO vote LAKA BOTM 259145.

09/09/2014 10:46.26 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Josh
today mom has us outside for exactly 10 minutes. it was cool at 72 but it was very sunny. mom smelled something awful which was blowing in from the s/e which is unusual since most winds blow in from the n/w. dad screamed get those birds inside and mom frantically gathered us up and brought us back in just when Boo Boo's friend the lonely blue jay came over to see her and i was enjoying a few rays on my feathers.. the parents thinks the smell is a new neighbor dong something toxic with their house.

Are Pesticides Lowering Our Intelligence?
fascinating research originating from Harvard’s School of Public Health. Published in Lancet Neurology, assessed five chemicals and metals known as “neurotoxicants” which are substances that are toxic to the brain and nervous system. The researchers analyzed the effects of a group of pesticides known as “organophosphates.”

After assessing the effects of typical organophosphate exposure in children aged 0 to 5, the Harvard researchers found that this class of pesticides caused a collective drop in IQ of 16,899,488 points. Because brain functions develop sequentially, the full effects of early neurotoxic damage might not become apparent until school age or beyond.

Because early childhood exposure to pesticides through playing on sprayed lawns and eating produce containing the toxins can result in a loss of cognitive skills, the exposure reduces these children’s intellectual and economic potential. the health implications to children (and potentially adults as well, since this study only explored the effects on children) is of serious concern.

After assessing the full economic impact, the scientists estimated that for each loss of one IQ point a person‘s estimated lifetime earnings capacity also dropped by USD $18,000 or €12,000.

The journal Environmental Health Perspectives established a link between pesticide exposures and autism.

With the mounting evidence of the health, social, environmental, and economic implications of our continued use of toxic pesticides, isn’t it time for a total ban of these toxic substances?

love Cori

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