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Winky has a sad story like most parrots, he has a feather plucking problem and most people do not want to deal with a problem bird and he isn't "pretty" (he is beautiful to me) anyway he is only 3 years old and I am probably the 5th house he has lived in, this will be his last! he came from a hoarding situation, he is so friendly and loving and smart!. Awards
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Hi! My name is Winky

I am an African Grey from Ashland, KY.

Winky Dink

5 years old   M

African Grey

Winky loves scrambled eggs, and peanuts, he loves to eat! when I eat he says "good stuff' so I will share!

On his therapeutic perch, living room

vaccum cleaners, crying children

she loves me no matter what I look like, she buys me toys, talks to me, she even rearranged her living room so I could live in the living room with her! she is a pretty good cook!

Winky has only been with us 2 weeks, we are still learning, I can tell you his vocabulary is very expensive and everytime my dogs bark he says shut up!.

God so loved the birds,
he created trees
Man loved the birds
he created caged

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  Hi Winky
My name is Papaya--I'm less than a year old--I think you're GORGEOUS! It's nice to meet you (I don't "pluck" 'Mom' hopes I won't) Come visit me on my page! (^0^)

Come visit me, Papaya.

01/24/2014 06:26.54 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi winky
12/23/2013 04:31.06 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Winky
We hope have a Fantastic day!!!

Cynthia, Costa Mesa, CA.

12/22/2013 10:57.41 PM Report This Comment  
  Congrats on BOTD,
Here's a vote for you!
Hope you enjoyed your special day!!


Come visit me, ***Chipper***.

12/22/2013 09:59.18 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi King Winky Dink
congratulations on winning BOTD. hope you had a super fun time celebrating your special honor at the castle today.

love Cori and Boo Boo

Come visit me, PaddyCake & PiddyGirl, CORI & BOO BOO.

12/22/2013 09:08.06 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky!
Congrats on BOTD!!
Left you a vote.

Ronnie Lee, Charlotte, NC.

12/22/2013 07:38.34 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky
I pick at my feathers too but we are both lucky to have mamas that love us unconditionally and maybe once your mama figures out the food allergies then things might turn around for you...sure hope so. My picking is from having a bacterial infection at 8 months old and a habit now. Mom does all my cooking for me and watches for toe tapping too which we ekkies do. Congratulations on winning botd and enjoy it to the fullest
For the day at the castle sure goes fast for some reason!
Your friend, Gus (Rip Chi chi

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

12/22/2013 06:43.20 PM Report This Comment  
  Dear King Winky Dink
Congrats on winning BOTD! Here's a basket of scrambled eggs(one of my favorites too!) and peanuts in the shell for you to enjoy while you're in the castle with me!
As for your not being 'pretty', I think you are unique like my auntie Little Angel! She's one of the most beloved birds on bird channel!(And a real nut!)
Come on, and I'll show you the bird cave!
Luv, King Spot Le'Blaze-atiel♥

Come visit me, Angel Bertie's Rainbow Gym: Thanks for BOTD!, Angel Bertie: Happy New Year!, Chirps: Happy New Year!!!, The Happy Couple!!!, Spot: Vote Mikey D for May BOTM,276082 & BonBon and Parker:Vote for BOTM!.

12/22/2013 06:05.02 PM Report This Comment  
  Good evening, Winky.
Lucky, from Briarwood, NY, here. Congrats on winning BOTD. I was just reading your how we met. Awww, you aren't an ugly parrot. You're beautiful just the way you are. I am an African-Grey and I, too, have feather problems. There was a time when I had lost almost all of my feathers. Then I started having seizures. My daddy took me to the vet and I was diagnosed with calcium and vitamin D3 insufficiency. It causes seizures in Greys and causes feather loss. But now that I'm on calcium and vitamin D3, my seizures are under control and I have grown most of my feathers. It is also typical for Greys to be feather pickers. Daddy's friend who has two Quaker Parrots, one of whom daddy gave to her, told daddy that one of her Quakers is a feather picker. But that isn't as common in other parrots as it is with us Greys. So, you're not alone. Well, it was nice to have flown on the squawk and share with you. With that, I leave you with beaky kisses, wing hugs and a vote. Lucky.


12/22/2013 05:48.31 PM Report This Comment  
  Congratulations on BOTD
12/22/2013 04:12.33 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi, King Winky
Congratulations on BOTD. Here's a vote in celebration. So greyt that you have finally found your forever home. Have a wonderful day at the Castle with King Spot. Wing hugs, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

12/22/2013 02:40.35 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Winky
You are very fortunate to have a owner who will love you unconditionally! :) I hope you live a long & happy life. We left a vote for you.

Come visit some time,
Tobie & Torie

Come visit me, Tobie & Torie.

12/22/2013 02:24.31 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Winky~
It is very nice to meet you!
Congratulations on being our BOTD! I am very happy for you!
Your royal portrait is now hanging in the gallery on the calendar page for all to admire!
Please feel free to come by anytime! You will always be welcome!
Royal Hugs ~ Sugar

Come visit me, Sugar ~ Thanks for all the AWESOME Memories.

12/22/2013 01:40.47 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky!
Congratulations and here's a vote for you!

Merry Christmas !!


Pookie and Laka

Come visit me, Angel Sallykins says I Luv-U-Always-N-4 ever! :), Tweetie-kins, Polu Kai says I will go down with the BC Ship ...., Angel Pookie says Let's play ball !!! & Laka says we're still here!!!.

12/22/2013 01:23.27 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky
Congratulations on BOTD!


Angel & Pepper


12/22/2013 01:16.24 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky
Congratulations on your BOTD. Bye bye

Come visit me, The Moocher Ducks, Norman, It has been fun. See you on YouPet, St Francis Chapel, Say a prayer today, Phoenix Base Fliers:Home of the 2013 World Champs & Jude, It has been fun. See you on YouPet.

12/22/2013 12:51.14 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky,

Congrat's on being BOTD. My name is Oz and I'm Friends with the rest of your Flock. You are a handsome boy and you now have a great home! Mommy is my 3rd owner and I'm now in my Forever Home and I'm so happy because I just love it here. Here's a vote and I hope you have as much fun in the Castle as I did when I was there. Bye for now. Stop around anytime because we love getting company.

Love & Winghugs,
Oz (The Pink Too)
P.S. Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy (most important one) and Prosperous New Year to You, your Flock & your Mom and Family.


12/22/2013 08:53.08 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky!
Looking greyt in the Castle today as out BOTD! Merry Christmas! Love and winghugs, Miranda and CuBird

Come visit me, Carter-Justice For Ozzi-TY 4 BOTD 8/28/15, Doo Diligence-Justice for Ozzi TY 4 BOTD!, Kookie-Bird -Justice For Ozzi-ty 4 BOTD 8/2/2016, Charlie-Justice 4 Ozzy-TY for BOTD 10/29/15, Tricky D- RIP 12/12/12-Thank you BOTD 12/12/15, Teal'c-Thank you for BOTD 10-14-15 Justice for Ozz, Elvis Thank you for BOTD 2/22/15, Joshua Chico Justice for Ozzi, Blue-Justice for Ozzi-TY 4 BOTD 1/29/16, Moggie -Justice for Ozzi TY 4 BOTD 7/31/16, George (Gen George Hammond)RIP Gen 12/13/08, Cu-Bird -Thank You BOTD 6/28/16-Justice for Ozzi, Nanday Security Services, LLC, Miranda -Justice for Ozzi-ty 4 botd 5/13/16, Captain Darling-RIP 5/19/2014 ty 4 BOTD 9/19/15 & Baldrick Thank you for BOTD 3/20/14.

12/22/2013 07:20.56 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky
12/22/2013 07:14.24 AM Report This Comment  
12/22/2013 07:09.28 AM Report This Comment  
Congrats on winning BOTD!

Come visit me, Nymphadora & Corey.

12/22/2013 06:55.45 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Winky!
12/22/2013 06:27.05 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky!
Congratulations on BOTD! So glad you have finally found a forever home!
Hugs, Robin

Come visit me, Robin- BOTD 11/09/13.

12/22/2013 05:24.33 AM Report This Comment  
  Woo Hoo BOTD!
Hey there Winky, congrats on being chosen BOTD. Sounds like you finally have a good and loving home, kudos to your Mom!! Here's a vote from our flock in Holiday, FL.
Stop by sometime and say hi.

Justin and the gang

Come visit me, Taco, Justin, Spica, Jojo & Morgan.

12/22/2013 04:44.01 AM Report This Comment  
  Congratulations Winky !
Enjoy your day in the spotlight !

Come visit me, Cookie loves his friends !, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

12/22/2013 03:43.26 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky
Happy botd

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

12/22/2013 03:25.08 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky
Congratulations on winning BOTD!

Have a greyt Sunday
Go to church if you can
beaky kisses and V4U
Truly Yours, Baby

Come visit me, Baby/Vote10K BCWarriors263181/mou- rningChiper257319 & Oki,/Vote BOTM K&Mikey229611/Mourni- ng Gizmo.

12/22/2013 02:42.20 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi King Winky
12/22/2013 12:51.09 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky!
Welcome to the Bird Channel. Congratulations on being chosen as BOTD! I hope you enjoy your special day!

Susan, Boiling Springs, SC.

12/22/2013 12:41.47 AM Report This Comment  
12/22/2013 12:35.04 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Brother Grey
12/21/2013 04:38.34 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Winky
Welcome to bird channel. You've found yourself in a very good home. Come by for a visit

Come visit me, SKY, thank you for Jan 17th, 2016 BOTD & Little Angel.

12/20/2013 12:25.56 PM Report This Comment  
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