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Citron-Crested Cockatoo from Clermont, FL
Jester Bean

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Jester had two homes before he came to me. He lived with a woman for about 5 years, and was then given to a couple. He lived with them for about 11 years. The husband was in the military, and they had to move a lot. He had bonded with the brother in law lived with them for a while. When he moved out, Jester got upset, and got angry with the couple. They locked him in a small chicken wire cage for two years before surrendering him to Parrots as Pets rescue.

Jester was being fostered by my friend on the bird channel forum. I really enjoyed his posts about him. I got to meet him at a bird club meeting, and fell in love with him. My mom fell in love with him too, and even my dad liked him. Sadly, he was going to be adopted by another woman. About two weeks later, I got a PM from my friend saying that Jester's adoption had fallen through. I was so happy, and was so excited to tell my mom. The next day we went out a got a cage for him, and on Sunday we picked him up! :)

I joined BC on 4/28/13
I got my first vote from Squeaky, Scion, and Picabo on 4/28/13.
I won BOTD on 4/30/13
Polly gave me vote 100 on 5/6/13.
Uncle Charlie gave me vote 300 on 8/4/13
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Hi! My name is Jester Bean

I am a Citron-Crested Cockatoo from Clermont, FL.

His name is Jester Bean! Sir Jester Bean when I'm feeling fancy. XD

He also gets called Jess, Jessie, Jay, Bean, Bean Bean, and Beanie.


18 years old   M

Citron-Crested Cockatoo

Almonds, nutri-berries, avi-cakes, grapes, broccoli stems,

On anyone's shoulder, outside with grandma, with grandpa. Sometimes with mom. XD (For some reason even though I care for him, clean his cage, feed him, and buy everything for him he seems to like me the least. :( )

He doesn't seem to like my sister, he gets really nervous when she walks in.

She adopted me and gave me a wonderful home!

He balances many pieces of food on his foot while he is eating..

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  Flitzer Tuesday
Happy Tuesday, Friends.
Busy day ahead - I'm helping Dad with the coffee and the blogging.
Gonna be a great day for Dad and Bird. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

05/05/2015 03:55.00 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Monday
Watched "THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG" (1964, Dir: Jacques Demy) with Geno.
What a special movie - everyone line of the film is sung. in French. Beautiful, sweet and heartbreaking movie.
[Dad does cheat and turns on the subtitles]
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Beautiful weekend weather-wise. A little rain predicted for Monday, but we can live with that.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

05/04/2015 03:47.44 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Biography
Happy Sunday, BC Friends.
Since Dad lives in an apartment, he was looking for a "relatively quiet" bird.
Previously he had only cared for a parakeet -who was handicapped.
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Dad considered a clutch of 4 birds at the local bird store, which is about 45 min away from home.

The first time Dad tried to hold me I bit bit bit, to show him who was boss, but later visits I was calm and kind and loving.

I was the eldest and decided I wanted him. I waited patiently as Dad was attracted to the others, but he was Mine and I let him know that I was "The Bird".
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I was hatched in August and was supposed to go to Dad's home in November, but Dad had a bad fall when he moved Oct 31st, and that was delayed until mid-December.
Dad had my name chosen early on. Flitzer is German meaning "To Streak or Move Very Fast".
He named me after a Roller Coaster called "The Flitzer", a favorite in his childhood.
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~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

05/03/2015 02:59.10 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Saturday
Happy Saturday. Dad and Uncle Geno are visiting friends with three huge dogs tonight. I am told it would not be a good idea if I go along. Dad cleaned my cage, so I have a lot of "dirtying"to do anyway.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

05/02/2015 02:33.10 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer on May 1st
Happy May!

We had some great Daddy-n-Bird Time on Thursday. In fact I visited Dad in his bedroom at nap time {I rarely go in there} As he rested he rubbed my back and I squawked happily.
These times of affection are rare but wonderful.
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Dad had his friend, JJ, over last night and we watched Alfred Hitchcock's "Notorious" (1946).
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

05/01/2015 04:40.52 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Thursday
Happy Thursday. Cold mornings here, but afternoons are getting sunny and warm.
Seedless grapes today - hurray, a toy and a food in one.
Dad has broken up some of the huge Roudybush pellets, but also leaving some of the big ones -he's trying to find out if I'll eat them - so far the answer is "no"....but I'm thinking about it.
[He does have a bag of the right size pellets, but would like to see me eat some from what he has already opened]
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/30/2015 03:30.01 AM Report This Comment  
  Midweek Flitzer
Happy Wednesday.

Last night Dad and Geno watched "The Maltese Falcon" (1941) starring Humphrey Bogart. Dad says that it's one of the 'most perfect' films ever made.

Today I got fresh matchstick carrots ~Thanks, Dad~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/29/2015 03:45.50 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Tuesday
A quick "Hello" today. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/28/2015 03:39.17 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Monday
A rainy damp start to the week here in ol Buffalo
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Dad and Uncle Geno went out to see "The Age of Adeline" which they liked, for the most part. Dad says that Harrison Ford has a great role in it.
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Our hearts to out to the Family and Friends of Angel Chuey -[Page 245908]. Miss Chuey was one of our firstest friends here on BC and we will miss her dearly.

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/27/2015 03:48.17 AM Report This Comment  
  Sunday Flitzer
I wake up to discover that Dad bought the wrong bird pellets. All my life I have eaten Roudybush "Minis" ...these fresh pellets are Roudybush "Small". They're huge.

Haven't decided yet weather to turn my beak up at these huge ugly things. Dad is not near any place that carries my pellets so he is going to have to journey for them or order them -so it may be a few days until I get the right ones.
Silly human.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/26/2015 02:28.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Saturday
Cold and wintry again.
The forecast for next week is a bit better but not great.
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Friday night we saw the Sci-Fi Movie "BLADE RUNNER" (1982) with Harrison Ford
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Matchstick Carrots today - my favorite.
~Wings Up~
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Please remember the Mario Adler Memorial Page
(Page #276082)
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Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/25/2015 02:58.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Friday Flitzer
Thursday night Uncle Geno came over. I hopped up on his shoulder without being asked
[I only do that for Dad].

We watched Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris". They enjoyed the film, but I got bored and went to my Happy Hut.
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Wishing a happy day to all my BC Friends. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/24/2015 03:57.46 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Thursday
Sadly Winter has returned - hopefully it will go away again.
Wednesday afternoon was sunny and warm - and suddenly we have cold and snow again.
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Wishing a happy day to all my BC Friends. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/23/2015 12:45.01 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer - Daddy has a bad start for his day
Locked Out!

Due to poor policy regarding keys [they never give keys to ANY of their staff] , nobody could enter the gym today.
This used to happen a lot - and we have begged Management to give a key to the Trustworthy morning staff. They refuse to do so.
Sadly, Dad has a very busy day with no opportunity to return later today.
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I think I will fly around and have Dad chase me to give him his needed exercise.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/22/2015 03:29.26 AM Report This Comment  
  Monday Flitzer
We had a gorgeos Sunday. Dad invited his friend Geno to lunch and we shared lemon cookies.
I don't normally like people other than Dad, but Geno is really great. He's my new buddy.
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Later Geno and Dad went to see "THE SOUND OF MUSIC" at the Theater. Sadly the place is not 'bird-safe' so I had to stay home. I do love when we see "The Sound of Music" at home, so I can sing along.
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Despite time at the movies, we did enjoy the sunshine and the beautiful day.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/20/2015 03:57.41 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Sunday
A beautiful Saturday. I got to go in my travel cage and went out in the sunshine. Dad took me out to visit friends.
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Dad and a friend watched Robert Redford's film of "A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT" (1992) last night. Beautiful scenery, but all about fish [not birds] so I ignored most of it.

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Another nice day here, but Dad says he'll be in the Movie Theater a long time today seeing
"THE SOUND OF MUSIC" (Best Picture, 1965) .
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/19/2015 02:16.30 AM Report This Comment  
  Saturday Flitzer
Happy Saturday.
Just Flying by with a Vote and a Hug
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/18/2015 02:29.47 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Friday
A Windy Rainy, Friday morning.
Broccoli Today...to "keep me green".
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Have a wonderful day.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/17/2015 04:02.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Thursday Flitzer
Happy Thursday, friends.
Matchstick Carrots today - Yummm...
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For those who asked, there were star mints in the candy dish. i like to steal them, unwrap them and lick them....then leave for Dad to finish.
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Dad says "THE SOUND OF MUSIC" will be playing in theaters this Sunday and next Wednesday at 2pm and 7pm each day. I hope you get the chance to see it on The Big Screen. Wonderful BIG.
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~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/16/2015 04:00.22 AM Report This Comment  
  Midweek Flitzer
Happy Wednesday, friends!
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Hey, Raffi - that's funny about you flinging grapes at the wall. I eat my grapes, but I love to do that the blueberries - I suck out the juice and fling blueberry skins here and there. Daddy gets made 'cause they leave stains....i call it "art".
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Dad saw a great movie last night in the theater: "Woman in Gold" starring Helen Mirren.
It's getting poor reviews, but Dad loved the picture.
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~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/15/2015 03:52.39 AM Report This Comment  
  Fllitzer Tuesday
Happy Tuesday.
Green Gapes Today - Grapes are a Toy to play with AND a Food. They're great!
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Have a wonderful day.
~Wings Up~
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Please remember the Mario Adler Memorial Page
(Page #276082)
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Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/14/2015 03:51.22 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Monday
Hey, Jester Bean - -

We had our first Warm Sunny Beautiful Sunday of the year yesterday [Finally].
Dad and his friend walked The Albright-Knox Art Gallery grounds, and Delaware Park.
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I got to enjoy some sun, though Dad didn't end up getting me outside - at least it was warm and wonderful streaming into the house.

~Have a great Monday. Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/13/2015 03:46.12 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Sunday
Dad and his friend JJ took JJ’s parents out to dinner for Grace's 94th Birthday at JOVI'S in Kenmore, NY.
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After dinner we went back to Grace and Joe's where we had a Chocolate Birthday Cake baked by Chrusciki Bakery. The cake was wonderful.
[Chocolate Cake, Chocolate Icing and a Lemon Filling]
Happy Birthday, Grace!
= = =
There is a forecast of sunshine and warmer temperatures today. I hope Dad can get me outside in my Travel Cage for a while.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/12/2015 02:14.42 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Saturday
Happy Saturday.
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Today we are celebrating the 94th Birthday of Dad's friend's Mom.
~Happy Birthday, Grace~
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Friday evening we all watched a fun n quirky little film on DVD.
"FRANCES HA" (2012) Directed by Noah Baumbach.
The director's new film is just opening this week
["While We're Young"] and Dad wants to see it in the theater
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/11/2015 03:27.22 AM Report This Comment  
  Thursday Flitzer
Rainy, dreary Thursday.
Apples today - yumm.
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I got to laugh at Dad this morning, as he left the house wearing a left shoe from one pair, and a right shoe from another. He's a silly man, but he's mine.
~Wings Up~
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Please remember the Mario Adler Memorial Page
(Page #276082)
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Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/09/2015 03:51.47 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Wednesday
A cold rainy day here in Bflo. Dad is helping his friend do shopping for 3 households, so I can't stay around n chat. Have a good day. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/08/2015 03:41.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer's World...
Dad and I had a communication problem yesterday. He had one Tripple-Berry Muffin left that he was having for breakfast.
He called me over to share some, but I was in the middle of a project. Again, a little later he called to me. Nope. I'm Busy.
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About 10 minutes later I was done and ready to eat...the dish was empty. Wha? You didn't save me any? I looked up at him sadly. The pig had eaten it all. Fine - Fly Away -- {flap flap flap}

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/07/2015 03:48.44 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer on Easter-Recovery-Day
Happy Monday. Hope you had a wonderful Easter.
Buffalo was cold and a little snow here and very grey.
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Daddy took friends out to a wonderful Easter Brunch, and later he and his friends watched Sally Field's Oscar-Winning "PLACES IN THE HEART".
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Later we had treats and Daddy-n-Bird Time.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/06/2015 03:39.09 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Easter Sunday
HAPPY EASTER!
Hope all have a safe and happy holiday.
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Last night we watched an old favorite: Harold lloyd in "SAFETY LAST" (1923).

I love when poor Harold is dangling over the city holding on to the clock.
A great and funny film.
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Daddy is taking friends to a Brunch Buffet today - hope he gives me extra treats 'cause I know he can't bring home leftovers today.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/05/2015 12:48.15 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Saturday
Happy Saturday.
our rain turning to snow here - as we prepare for a cold and frosty Easter here in Buffalo, NY.
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Last night's movie: Sergio Leone's great "THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY" (1966) which is as great for its iconic score by Ennio Morricone as it is for it's ground-breaking visuals. We never tire of running this one - Gosh, Clint Eastwood was young!
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~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/04/2015 02:37.36 AM Report This Comment  
  Good Friday Flitzer
Happy Good Friday, everyone. Hope you have a Blessed Easter Weekend.
Dad is feeling much better - thanks for your kind thoughts and prayers.
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Wednesday evening in the Castle Screening Room, we showed the movie: "The Theory of Everything" with the Oscar-winning performance of Eddie Redmayne. The movie was great, but we did get a bit distracted when we had the food-fight with the popcorn - - What Fun!
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~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/03/2015 01:19.00 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Thursday
A quick Vote and Fly-By from Flitzer

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/02/2015 03:40.16 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Wednesday
Happy April. Thank you for your love and support during my reign. i now get to take a break and have a chance to be simply "Flitzer" again. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

04/01/2015 03:34.50 AM Report This Comment  
  Tuesday Flitzer
Hi.
Dad is not feeling well today, so I can't gab much - gotta get back to nursing duty.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

03/31/2015 03:44.12 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Monday
Thank You to everyone who planned, participated, and visited the Memorial Service for Mario Adler.
What a wonderful event.
You can still visit the Memorial Page on Page #276082
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Dad was home all day Sunday - after a very busy week we had a wonderful Dad-n-Bird Day Together. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

03/30/2015 03:54.47 AM Report This Comment  
  Happy Celebration Day
Happy Sunday
There will be a Memorial Celebration for Mario Adler this at 1pm Eastern Time in the Castle Ballroom.

The Ballroom will be open all day Sunday for friends. Please stop by Page #276082 Thank you.

--King Flitzer

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

03/29/2015 04:14.41 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Saturday
Hello, Every Birdie
There will be a Memorial Celebration for Mario Adler Sunday afternoon at 1pm in the Castle Ballroom.

Please stop by Page #276082 Thank you.

--King Flitzer

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

03/28/2015 02:36.22 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Friday
Forecast was for light rain - what we got was heavy snow. Ugh
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Dad's Music Teacher Friend came over last ngiht to see "Whiplash", and liked it very much.

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It was been requested that we have a celebration in the castle. Sunday afternoon the Castle Ballroom will be open for a Celebration of Life for the Late Mario Adler. Let us have a time of joy and thankfulness for our friend.
~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

03/27/2015 03:56.53 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Thursday
Hello every-birdie. Happy Thursday. Much going on, and a lot on Dad's mind, so he's not too helpful with this blog today. Have a blessed day. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

03/26/2015 04:28.43 AM Report This Comment  
  Flitzer Mid-Week
Busy shopping Day for Dad as he helps a friend shop for 3 households today.
Have a great day. ~Wings Up~

Come visit me, Mario Adler & King Flitzer.

03/25/2015 03:48.07 AM Report This Comment  
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