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My old owner couldn't take care of me anymore, so my new mommy adopted me. I'm a special bird, my bird mommy bit the ends of my toes off when I was a baby so I have trouble holding onto things.. Awards
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Hi! My name is Percy

I am a Timneh African Grey from Tampa, FL.

Percy Birdie, Perster Birdster

15 years old   F

Timneh African Grey

Yogurt Dips!

The top of my cage

When mommy has food and doesn't give any to me

She gives me lots of toys to play with.

When someone passes by my cage I shove my beak out really fast to try and get them to pet me..

Got any food?.

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12/10/2008 05:18.00 PM  
  Hi Percy!
I just had to come say hello when I saw that your name is Percy too! You look rather formidable, but then everything scares me. Have fun and continue to reign supreme in our name.

Come visit me, Percy.

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10/29/2008 10:20.43  
  Birdie Baseball!!!
The Timneh African Greys are trying to recruit players for a Bird Channel baseball team. The CAGS, Senegals, Macaws, Amazons and Quakers already have teams and it is fun to play! If you are interested either contact me or go to Stormy the Timneh's page. Thank you!

Come visit me, *, ,, Asha & Mr Tim ~ Forever In Our Hearts, ` & ..

09/17/2008 06:15.21 PM Report This Comment  
You asked for it…YOU GOT IT ! Yes, indeed, Mom and I have been workin’ on a way for me to satisfy my urge to explore AND satisfy Mom’s directive for me to STAY OUT OF TROUBLE ! ! (At least I THINK this will do it…) ~~ Buddy and I have decided that we’d like to ‘explore’ our creative side; try somethin’ new; jump into a new project; STAY ON THE GROUND ! And we thought we’d try our luck at the visual arts. You know…movies, TV. ~~ You might have noticed that I seem to excel at the dramatic. So, having been told I’d be a natural at it, I’m gonna try my hand at acting! And since Buddy’s talents lie in organization and presentation (i.e. his reputation as a ‘Master of Disguise’), AND he has one REALLY WILD IMAGINATION, he’s gonna take on the role of Producer/Director. ~~ Now, obviously, this is gonna hafta be a scaled down version. Since we operating on a scaled down BUDGET ! Each day, we’ll put a scene from a well-known movie or TV program in my main pic (‘cause we just can’t afford a real moving picture production), so you can see what we’ve been workin’ on. BUT…and here’s were YOU come in…I’m gonna be needin’ co-stars. So, you’ll just hafta take a peek everyday to see who’s gonna be in the ‘show’ with me! ~~ And to make it interesting, I’m gonna give you a clue in my note to you each day about what movie or TV program the picture is gonna be from tomorrow! Just a little way to keep havin’ fun with all my new BirdChannel f[eathe]riends. No big deal. Not a contest or anything like that. Just a game. I think I’ll call it “What’s My Line?” (Get it? Movie, script, line…) ~~ Hope you’ll play along. When I hear from you, I'll send you back a clue. AaaaaAA!! Scream at ya again soon! CRJake (Ö> Trouncin’ on your vote button on my way out…

Come visit me, (Ö> CR Jake ~ 'Mater Cake CupCakes fer EVryBirdy! & ..

04/09/2008 07:03.37 Report This Comment  
  Hiya Percy!
Oh, sorry, Percy. Excuse me just a minute. I gotta talk somethin’ over with my partner here. ~~~~ “Okay, now let me get this straight, Buddy. That…that…that GUY […that &%$#head…that “WISE ONE”] is tryin’ to tell us that n-o-w we hafta go on a SCAVENGER HUNT?! And the thing that’s gonna get us back home to our moms and our flockilys is some kindov FOOTWEAR??!! ~~ Now, pray tell, Pal, just where are we supposed to start lookin’ for said ‘slippers’? We’ve got no idea WHERE WE ARE! Let alone how to get THERE from HERE!! A-n-d we haven’t got the slightest idea just where THERE is anyhow!!! … Alright, I’m calm now. Now just how are we supposed to go about this little assignment, Buddy? Are these three gonna be of any better help than they have been so far? Or do we ditch them, and just rely on our own good sense? Man, I’ve been browsin’ that OZ-Net connection they showed us yesterday, and I can’t make heads or tails outta the stuff on there. There’s talk of witches, and flyin’ monkeys, and some girl named Dorothy (got NO idea on THAT one), and even some little dog named Toto. But not a s-i-n-g-l-e mention of any FOOD, anywhere! And I’m getting’ hungry, Buddy! ~~ I say we take a break and go get somethin’ to EAT!!! Are ya with me?” ~~~~ Sorry ‘bout that,Percy. Buddy used up all the time I have for today. Just enough time left to press your vote button. Scream at ya again soon! CRJake (Ö>

Come visit me, (Ö> CR Jake ~ 'Mater Cake CupCakes fer EVryBirdy! & ..

03/31/2008 07:10.37 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello from St. Patrick D'Bird
Hi Friends, Patrick here. I hope you are well and having fun. I don't mean to burden you, BUT, I have a problem. I need your advice and encouragement. My heart has been stolen. The thief is a beautiful red head named Ruby. I see her in my dreams....until I almost scream. .............Our love is the theme of my LIMERICK OF THE DAY: ..................Star crossed lovers our romance is flawed........ ..............Still her beauty my heart doth applaud...... ......................... I may never meet,........ ............. ............. ...................... My love, “Oh so sweet.”...... ............. ............. ............. ................. In California, I am outlawed.... (To my love, my life, Ruby Sue, Grand Eclectus, from Lake Almanor, CA.) (3-31-08)I will always love you my dear. Until we meet..Patrick MUAH,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Friend here is a vote and LOBH (Lots of birdie hugs) for you.

Come visit me, St. Patrick D'bird loves Ruby Sue, Lonnie, Slate and Mica, Fortune & Cotton Ball "I'm Tiki's Girl".

03/31/2008 01:56.03 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Percy!!
I saw you had written to a friend of mine, so I thought I'd fly by and introduce myself!! My name is Jake and I'm a B&G Macaw!! My flock is pretty well known on Bc..Tidbit, Leah and Ruby!!I have only been in my new home for a couple of weeks but I am adjusting pretty well...with all these cats and a dog too!! I was lucky enough to be BOTW last week and I am now on an adventure with my friend Buddy, the Grey from NJ!! We are caught up in a tornado and don't know where we will end up!!As you can tell, I don't just blog about the weather..we like to have some fun, make silly pictures, and hopefully get a laugh from whoever comes by my page!! So if you have the time, stop by..and you can guess whats going to happen's a vote for you!!Squawk at ya soon!!(:> Jake

Come visit me, (Ö> CR Jake ~ 'Mater Cake CupCakes fer EVryBirdy! & ..

03/30/2008 11:36.54 Report This Comment  
  Hi Percy...
You are adorable - Thanks for flying by and saying hello. Here is a vote for you. Hugs, (~_~) Timba

Come visit me, Timba & TREASURE -I Love My Car. Take a Rode Trip With Me?.

03/30/2008 10:58.19 Report This Comment  
  Hello from St. Patrick D'Bird
Hello from St. Patrick D'Bird
Hi, Patrick here with a vote for you. Yeah, this morning I was just waiting to jump up on Mom's shoulder and help feed the rest of the flock. Fortune and I both helped. Fortune squawed on about "crackers" a word I have never used (I don't like them) so I decided to let Mom know I could say it to. She was so proud of me.......WISH YOU A HAPPY WEEKEND, Please visit my fiblings too as I am blogging for us all. Cheech later........ ............. ................LIMERICK OF THE DAY:......... ............. ............. ............This bow-legged U-too is quite the man.......... ...............eats mashed taters faster than a toucan....... ............. ............. ................ He can not hack, ............. ............. ............. ............. ...... anything that’s black........ ............. .......... Vinnie shares his grapes, with the N.Chelmsford Clan....(Dedicated to my friend Vinnie (my Superstar) Umbrella Cockatoo, from N. Chelmsford, MA) (3-29-08)

Come visit me, St. Patrick D'bird loves Ruby Sue, Lonnie, Slate and Mica, Fortune & Cotton Ball "I'm Tiki's Girl".

03/29/2008 06:57.52 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello from St. Patrick D'Bird
Hi, Patrick here, Just checking on you. We are cool, weather wise and other wise today....What a wise crack....hehe. ................. We are flying by to visit our friends and step up on your votey button. Hope all is well in your world today... Love Patrick,..... ............. ............. ............. ........LIMERICK OF THE DAY:......... ............. ............. ............. ........She’s Savannah but could be called Rose,........ ................ cause she’s sweeter than any of those........ ............. ............. ...................This Senegal Sis, ............. ............. ............. .............. is one gorgeous Miss. ............. .................. All birds who have known her think so. ............. ....... (Dedicated to a dear friend Savannah, Senegal from Temple, PA)... (3-28-08). ...........

Come visit me, St. Patrick D'bird loves Ruby Sue, Lonnie, Slate and Mica, Fortune & Cotton Ball "I'm Tiki's Girl".

03/28/2008 01:10.46 PM Report This Comment  
  Big Hello From Timba
Hi Percy, Welcome to the birdchannel! Come visit me and tell me about your flock. Here's a vote hope to see you soon! (~_~) Hugs, Timba

Come visit me, Timba & TREASURE -I Love My Car. Take a Rode Trip With Me?.

03/25/2008 04:59.11 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi from Hawk
Thanks for the vote. I'm glad you like my name, I got it at my old house. Mom says it suits me cause I bite hard enough to draw blood sometimes.

Come visit me, Coco, Hawk, Malory, Bobby, Merlin & Ariel.

03/24/2008 08:37.10 Report This Comment  
  Hi Percy from Zachary Senegal
Hi Percy - For a 'special' bird you are very attractive. My mommy does bird rehab - that's how she acquired me and my 3 friends here in NJ. You mommy is a good person to care for you. Be sure you give her extra kisses today. You said I was making a big mess. Yes I was. It was corned beef I was chewing up last St. Patrick's Day. I snuck over and started shredding it. Yum! You take it easy now Percy. Thanks for writing. Miss Zachary Senegal

Come visit me, Miss Zachary.

03/06/2008 06:51.30 PM Report This Comment  
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  Hello from Fortune, St. Patrick D' bird and Lonnie
Happy Lord's Day Everybirdie, Mommy just now stopped to take a breath and help us write to our friends. Daddy is not feeling well and Mommy went to church then cooked lunch for our skin sis and her three kids. It has been a great day. We (Lonnie and Ellie) watched while Fortune actually played with the skin grandkids...They were thrilled. Patrick made a huge circle flight path through the house and has been flying laps. hehe He found the new FIDS ( Slate and Mica ) Mommy is almost hysterical... She was trying to keep us all separated. Now all she can do is pray that they are not sick or we all will be sick. Mommy said to tell you PICS OF NEW FIDS on FORTUNE'S page. BABY ZEBRA 12 day)PIC is on PATRICKS page. VOTES 4 ALL our friends. Love and Kisses, Lonnie, St. Patrick and Fortune

Come visit me, St. Patrick D'bird loves Ruby Sue, Lonnie, Slate and Mica, Fortune & Cotton Ball "I'm Tiki's Girl".

01/20/2008 09:11.13 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Percy
We wanted to fly over and say hi. You are a pretty bird and have a vote from us!

Come visit me, Tupi, Aussie, Julio, Miah, "YOU" JANE, "ME" TARZAN, Chile, Chico & Kito.

10/20/2007 06:00.27 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey from Gaz!
your buddy, Shredder came by for a visit today. you look a lot like thanks for the comment. i can't help but try everything that i see on a plate. it's a hobby of mine. :) here's a vote from me! laterz.

Come visit me, Xu - R.I.P. 5/1/08 & Gaz.

08/12/2007 07:14.19 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello from Bertie
Thanks for the comment! Its wonderful to have so many new birdie friends. :)

Come visit me, Hami, Lila & Picasso.

07/31/2007 10:49.30 PM Report This Comment  
  Howdy Percy!
Wow...that is interesting that you still have those bright red tail feathers. I am glad to hear that you have learned to let some of your tail feathers grow in. They sure are pretty. Is it only your tail feathers that you pull? Mom worries that I might pluck one day since I am constantly cleaning myself. She thinks I am an that anything like an over-achiever? he he he! I hope you learn to let all those feathers come in. Thanks for visiting me. Kisses! ~TOOTLES~

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

07/29/2007 03:36.30 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome to the Channel!
I hate to be beaky but is that a recent picture of you? I see you are older but you still have those congo reds. Mom thought I would lose mine as I get older. Sorry...hope you don't mind the question. My mom loves to be beaky. he he he! I am sorry to hear that your birdie mom wasn't so nice. It sounds like you have a nice human mom and I am glad to hear that. Welcome to the channel. Take care. ~TOOTLES~

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

07/27/2007 05:42.07 Report This Comment  
  hey percy
thanks for visiting me im goin to visit every one in your u r a very pretty heres a vate for you

Come visit me, Pearl.

07/22/2007 08:28.28 Report This Comment  
  Hello from Toby
Welcome to Bird Channel. Remember you can add anothe 6 pictures at the bottom of your web page. I'm sending you a vote and hopefully you can return the favor. Take care.

Come visit me, Toby.

07/18/2007 05:27.56 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Percy from Cinnamin
Flew by to vote for you :)

Come visit me, Cinnamin Baby, Bubbles, Tweety Bird, Prinsy & Mr & Missy bird.

07/16/2007 04:16.12 Report This Comment  
  Your motto is just like mine! I say "want some?" when I see someone with food.

Come visit me, Athena.

07/16/2007 02:20.08 Report This Comment  
  Hello from Ollie
Hello Percy my name is Ollie. I don't like it when mom doesn't share her food with me too. So now mom makes me up a small dish of whatever she is having for dinner and we eat together, the way it should be. She likes it because now I don't scream at her for her food :) It's great that you found a new loving home. It's hard when an owner gets older. My mom has a friend that had to give up his Umbrella Too when he moved into a housing development. It was as hard on him as it was the bird. Here is a vote, fly by and visit me if you get the chance.


Come visit me, Brett - Greater Vasa Parrot, Pippin & Ollie (the bird formerly known as Harry).

07/15/2007 06:47.02 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi New Friend !! from Talon
Hi percy , My names talon and im a new bird here and still very nervous and i hope to make lots of new friends , so heres a VOTE for you and i hope youll come visit me and vote for me too !! C U soon !

Come visit me, Talon.

07/15/2007 02:58.06 Report This Comment  
  Hi from Buddy and Little Bird!
Hi from Buddy and Little Bird!
Welcome to BC!!!Its a great place to learn more about birds and make new friends with other bird people! My Mom got Buddy in April and fell in love with him, so she got Lil Bird 3 weeks ago.Once you have 1 want 2!!!Buddy won't eat anything but pellets and seed..grapes maybe..that's it!!!And head scritches are reserved for Lil Bird..Buddy just likes to chat. Here's a vote for you!

Come visit me, Buddy !!!, Little Bird & Gracie*.

07/14/2007 11:19.41 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Percy!
I had to be the first one to give you a vote. Nice to meet you, you sound like a real sweetheart! I like to hang out on top of my cage, too. But my fav place is always Mom's shoulder.
Talk to you later~

Come visit me, Hitchcock, Chester, Gorby & Sandy & Rob.

07/14/2007 10:57.25 PM Report This Comment  
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