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Duchess Malachite Bratbird

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Thank you for voting for me. I am proud to be Bird of the Day. I saw Mal in a pet store and thought she was the most beautiful little macaw that I had ever seen. She fell in love with me too.. Awards
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Hi! My name is Duchess Malachite Bratbird

I am a Severe Macaw from Glen Burnie, MD.

Mal, Mallow-kite, Mallow bird, Beauty Bird, Malachite.

17 years old   F

Severe Macaw

Almonds in the shell and raisins. Mal is the only parrot I know that does not eat nutriberries.

Mal loves to hang out at the top of her cage or on my lap. She will sit in my lap and preen while we watch movies together.

Mal hates, HATES the green plastic peanut.

She understands my body language.

Malachite can dump any bird dish made, including the JV Croc-lock. She is very mechanical and loves to untie knots. She also is fond of watching Matt Lauer on TV..

Push the limits and boundries of the house rules every day. You never know when they might change..

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  `Ü´ Are you ready for some FOOT~BALL???
11/29/2014 07:40.58 PM Report This Comment  
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  `Ü´ Greetings & A Happy Day After
11/28/2014 07:29.42 PM Report This Comment  
  `Ü´ Greetings & A Lovely Monday to You
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11/22/2014 08:50.10 PM Report This Comment  
  Congrats Miss Malachite
You look downright snazzy in the Winner's Spot.


R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

11/22/2014 07:12.12 PM Report This Comment  
Just stopping by to "Congrats you on being BOTD"...Have fun celebrating at the castle..Enjoy your day....Just pecked a V4U...With many birdie wing hugs to you....Princess and the Dingmans Ferry Flock... :o)


11/22/2014 07:12.02 PM Report This Comment  
on your BOTD win today, Malachite! We hope you have a wonderful day with king Jesse in the castle. Hugs, Falco and the boys

Come visit me, Gizmo and Divo, mom loves you both, Willie, Tweety for BOTM, Peppino, vote Tweety & Falco, vote Tweety for BOTM.

11/22/2014 07:05.00 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Malachite
CONGRATS on winning BOTD! I hope you are having a wonderful day with extra treats.

Come visit me, Derby Farms, Chyna & Bailey ♥ RIP.

11/22/2014 07:01.36 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Malachite
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..

11/22/2014 06:38.46 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Malachite!
You are such a beautiful girl! Congratulations on being chosen as BOTD! I hope you enjoy your special day!

Susan, Boiling Springs, SC.

11/22/2014 06:21.24 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Duchess
This is your Pal, Oki
flying by your page
today Saturday to
stamp U a votie
and to congratulate U
4 winning BOTD!
have greyt one
be a good birdie
wings hugs

Come visit me, Baby/Vote10K BCWarriors263181/mou- rningChiper257319 & Oki,/Vote BOTM Tweety245629/Mournin- g Gizmo.

11/22/2014 11:38.09 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Duchess!!!
Congratulations Malachite! I am so happy for you! I know you are going to love having a day in the spotlight!!
Your royal portrait is now hanging in the gallery on the calendar page for all to admire!
Royal hugs ~ Sugar ♥

Come visit me, 10K Hall of Fame, BOTD ARCHIVES, Sugar,Pippo,Mei Mei~VOTE TWEETY 245629 BOTM & The Calendar Page~Cranberries for November.

11/22/2014 09:50.11 AM Report This Comment  
Congrats on winning BOTD. Left a vote!
Enjoy your special day in the spotlight!!


Come visit me, Chipper.

11/22/2014 09:20.26 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Queen Malchite
congratulations on winning BOTD. hope you are having a super fun time celebrating your special honor at th castle today.

love Coi and Boo Boo

Come visit me, Paddy Cake & Piddy Girl, CORI vote TWEETY BOTM 245629 & BOO BOO vote TWEETY BOTM 245629.

11/22/2014 09:09.16 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Bratbird,

Congrat's on being BOTD. My name is Oz and I'm a Rose Breasted Cockatoo. Mommy is my 3rd owner and she says that I'm now in my Forever Home. Life is Good! Hope you have as much fun in the Castle as my Flock and I did when we were there. Here's a vote for you, cutie. Bye for now.

Oz (The Pink Too)


11/22/2014 07:48.41 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Malachite!
Congrats on winning BOTD! You are a pretty Queen! Have a great day at the castle today!

Come visit me, Raffi says vote Tweety 245629 Panther 245623.

11/22/2014 07:16.13 AM Report This Comment  
on BOTD!Malachite! We are all flying by to wish you a greyt day in the Castle with King Jesse for a day filled with fun food,friends and family! Love Dixie,Kallie and Peepers

Come visit me, Gabbie, Kallie, Peepers & Dixie.

11/22/2014 07:14.02 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Malachite
Congratulations on your BOTD. Bye bye

Come visit me, The Moocher Ducks, Norman, St Francis Chapel, Say a prayer today, Phoenix Base Fliers:Home of the 2013 World Champs & Jude.

11/22/2014 06:57.25 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, Queen Malachite
Congratulations on BOTD. Here's a vote in celebration. Have a wonderful day at the Castle with King Jesse. Wing hugs and beak kisses, Pearl and Silver.

Come visit me, Pearl & Silver.

11/22/2014 05:44.13 AM Report This Comment  
  Congratulation !
Have a wonderful day in the castle with King Jesse ! Say hi to Photon !

Come visit me, Cookie - GO PILGRIMS !, BC Library Now Open & Fly with the angels my Sally.

11/22/2014 03:12.07 AM Report This Comment  
  `Ü´ Greetings & OH! MY!! GOODness!!!
11/21/2014 08:21.06 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Malachite
How are u sweetie? I'm excited to begin my campaign on birdie first aid! First, I would like to give a big THANK YOU to Momma Deb, my darling Casey's mom, for making all the awesome campaign pics for me! I couldn't have done it without her!
I will start with a basic first aid kit, which is helpful to have if an emergency occurs. Mom keeps mine in a 19 at storage container w/ lid.
*IMPORTANT PHONE #s-ur vet, emergency clinic & poison control ctr.
*PAPER & PEN to make notes on bird's condition.
*TOWELS for catching & restraining ur bird
*STYPTIC POWDER/STICK (beak & nails only) or CORNSTARCH (can be used on skin)
*NEEDLE-NOSED PLIERS-to pull broken blood feathers
*PEROXIDE or other disinfectant solution
*EYE IRRIGATION-such as saline or contact wetting solution
*BASIC BANDAGE MATERIAL-such as gauze square & rolls, MASKING TAPE-does NOT stick to feathers
*SYRINGES to irrigate wounds or feed sick birds
*COTTON SWABS to apply meds & clean wounds
*BETADINE SOAP-which is anti-bacterial, for foot injuries
*HEAT PACK to keep bird warm during transport; wrap pack in towel - DO NOT apply directly to bird, burns could result.
Tomorrow we will discuss what constitutes an emergency & triage/first aid priorities.
See u tomorrow sweetie!
Love & a vote

Come visit me, TiaMaria.

01/01/2014 08:13.16 PM Report This Comment  
  Well Malachite
This concludes the Mighty Macaw's season of baseball. We took a fall to the Amazon team this afternoon which really sealed the deal about bein' in the playoffs. That's definitely a no-go at this point. But hey, it's been fun playin' ball with you this summer. Thanks a whole bunch for sayin' yes and signin' on with the MMs even though you knew your Mom is one busy gal. Me and the rest of the team, we really appreciate it.

How's things been with you? What's been keeping you busy lately? Me, I've been doin' my usual, shredding of t-shirt material or retired beach towels. Makes a wonderful mess on the floor, all those strings and chunks of material. Since it hasn't been an extremely hot summer, I've been out in the aviary every day for at least a couple of hours if not more sometimes. And since it hasn't rain much at all I haven't been caught in a downpour out there yet. Believe me, I'm not complainin' about that. Mom just thinks she's so funny when she stands under the overhang of the house and talks to me while water falls from the sky and drenches me. It's only a shower of rain, not a thunderstorm so I'm in no danger. Only of melting perhaps.

Hopin' you're lovin' life and havin' a good time at it.

Thanks again for playin' baseball with me and the rest of the MIGHTY MACAWS!

R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

08/22/2013 05:12.51 PM Report This Comment  
You ready? Got a wing-dinger comin' at ya.

*With a bat held in one wing, he tosses up a ball with the other then quick, grabs the bat with both wings, SWINGS! and sends the ball sailing, right to Malachite for a practice pop fly catch in preparation for Thursday's game against the Raiders.*

Thought maybe since we have us a game against them Raiders this week we should get in a little practice.

See ya at the ball park on Thursday!

R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

08/18/2013 01:41.36 PM Report This Comment  
Heads up!!

Incoming baseball!!

———— ———— ————O

See you at Kevlar Memorial Stadium tomorrow when we play those other big birds.

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-- vs --

The Major League Beaks

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We want this win!!

R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

08/01/2013 08:24.03 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Malachite
I was just over to Hal's page and saw you.
Hope you are having a great summer fellow MM.

Come visit me, Derby Farms, Chyna & Bailey ♥ RIP.

07/14/2013 07:36.04 AM Report This Comment  
  Hot Diggity Dog!
We've got a game tomorrow which means I'll get t'hang out with you in the dugout and on the field, and if things go good, in a victory hug!

Lookin' forward to it.

R ('> First Base Bird for the MIGHTY MACAWS

Hey Malachite, what's been happenin' with you? Anything exciting? Okay, how about something boring. I've got some of that t'share. Ha! It's been really nice weather lately but I can't stand t'be outside right now because we've got these stupid little gnats or flies or whatever they are. PESTS, that's what they are. They want to sit on my face or buzz around my head and it drives me crazy. I just sit and either shake my head or scratch at my face so the outside visits aren't lasting very long at all right now. Complete bummer. I hope these insects hurry up and vacation elsewhere 'cause the summer's gonna go by and I'll end up having spent little time in the sun. Hope your days are filled with all sorts of fun stuff.

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

06/30/2013 05:17.27 PM Report This Comment  
  (Ö> *Team Captain Jake raises the
05/30/2013 11:08.54 AM Report This Comment  
  Hey Malachite, our MM Short Stop!
How goes it with you these days? What's happenin' in MD? Hopefully it's not as chilly there as it has been in Illinois lately. Geesh, I thought it was safe t'get excited about spending time in the aviary. WRONG-O. Turns out if it's only mid-spring, a parrot shouldn't get his hopes up about workin' on his tan. You can't soak up much sun if you're still havin' to wear your winter parka. Okay, so it's not that cold here but it's close. I ain't seen snow but let's just say I wouldn't be surprised if I did.

Since we took a bit of a beating the other day at the ball park... okay, so it was a lose by only one point, sorry, but it felt like about a dozen... let's see if a little practice don't make a difference. I'm not a pitcher but I'm willing to throw you a ball you can smash out of the park. –– –– –– –– –– ~~~ --0


R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

05/25/2013 09:41.11 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Malachite! Wonderful Evening For Star Gazin
!**!**! **!** B.B.Q. And You're Invited !! **!**!**!

WHEN: Sunday May 5th, 2013

WHERE: The Silver Sluggers' Team Page

FOR: All Baseball Teams & Cheerleaders
& Any Other Baseball Enthusiasts!!
Some Fun To Start The Season Off
B.Y.O.B And "Flight Fuel" Will Be
***Come When You Can***

The Scruffy Bird's live here, so expect some music & dancin'! Look forward to seeing you there! Also, we'll remind you to place your BETS!!

Thanks All, Your Friend & Coach, SamIAm

Come visit me, Silver Sluggers Page Where Greyt Things Happen & Gomez & Morticia Addams "Cara Mia"!!.

05/04/2013 11:13.53 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey There Ya MIGHTY MACAW!
Assistant Coach RaneBeau here with some news you may be excited t'hear. I've got player's positions!! Yup, I do. Jake tells me these were decided by luck of the draw, literally. He and his parronts put the team players in one hat and the playing positions in another and then he supervised them each drawing one from each hat. Here's how it turned out:

PITCHER Sky 224183
CATCHER Scarlet 150977
1st Base RaneBeau 14079
2nd Base Floop 91788
3rd Base Chica 204081
Short Stop Malachite 8752
Left Field Jake 66865
Center Field Chyna 221660
Right Field BigBaby 11078
Short Field Joshua Chico 242006
Reserve Athena 247169
Reserve Ducky 186318

And there ya have it TEAMMATES! The O-FFCIAL roster of the MIGHTY MACAWS for the 2013 Birdie BazeBol season!

Now, what we'll be needin' is a picture or two (or three - we can't never have too many) of you so your baseball picture can be whipped up. Try and strike a pose that's a good one for balancing a hat on your head and sit real still while the camera's doin' its thing so the photo's nice and focused. A blurry picture makes for a blurry baseball photo! Send your pics either to me or to Coach Jake and if you don't have either of our addys, just ask and I'll get that for ya. While I have pics of lots of you, you may want t'see yourself in a new pose so don't hesitate to share a NEW picture with Coach Jake or myself. (His mom'll be making our team pictures.)

And here's a practice throw to you, Mal.

— — — — — O Catch!!

R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

05/01/2013 06:53.39 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Mal
Thanks for the numbers. They're over t'Coach Jake now so you can kick back and relax till the MIGHTY MACAWS are called up t'bat.

R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

04/30/2013 07:34.58 PM Report This Comment  
  Howdy Malachite!
With Opening Day for Birdie BazeBol set for Monday, May 6, the MIGHTY MACAWS have some deskwork duties to take care of, and QUICK! Coach Jake (66865) would like your playing numbers, those 15 choices using digits 1-12, delivered to his page PRONTO. That would be ASAP, Pretty Please!! Positions haven't been decided yet but I imagine he'll let you know as soon as they are.

Thanks a bunch for your prompt attention to this important little detail.

R ('>, Assist Coach of the MIGHTIEST MACAWS!!

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

04/25/2013 08:38.09 AM Report This Comment  
It's official, we've got two macaw teams this year. Is that awesome or what?!! My heartfelt thanks to everyone who signed up and signed on. This is gonna be one exciting year at Kevlar Memorial Stadium!

Wanna know who you'll be playin' alongside this season?
The MIGHTY MACAWS of 2013 are ... drumroll please...

Jake - 66865
RaneBeau - 14079
Malachite - 8752
Big Baby - 11078
Floop - 91788
Ducky - 186318
Chyna - 221660
Chica - 204081
Sky - 224183
Joshua Chico - 242006
Athena - 247169
Scarlet - 150977

Our fellow macaw team is made up of these fine birds:

Reba - 194337 (Coach)
Ruby 25469
Rio 12707
Cori 162513
Simon 203934
Tia 245811
Zeena 255116
Blue 251958
Mackenzie 247170
Jasper 40578
Peppy 144486

This dream has become a reality thanks to every single one of you! Thanks so much, from the bottom of my macaw heart, for signin' on and joinin' in the fun. This season is gonna be the best one yet!


Yours truly,
R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

04/08/2013 08:13.20 PM Report This Comment  
Obviously I'm one excited macaw. You said YES t'BASEBALL!!! I'm absolutely, totally thrilled, Malachite. Thanks so much for signin' back on. All is right with my world now, more than you can possibly believe.

You gave me a good laugh with your take on the real world of baseball. You're one funny gal, Mal. Thanks for makin' me laugh and smile t'night. I'll keep ya posted on what's happenin' with baseball. Opening Day's not till the first weekend of May so we've got a little time yet. Jake and the rest of the "oldies" are gonna be thrilled t'hear you're still with us.

Enjoy the rest of the game and we'll take later.

((Big ol' Macaw Hug)) I just couldn't help myself there.

R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

04/02/2013 08:26.16 PM Report This Comment  
Hey girl, how are ya? Are ya seein' any signs of SPRING there yet? It's been tryin' to show up here but then we get a chilly day again like we did t'day and it feels like warmer weather will never make it here to stay.

I've got a great big important question to ask you. Would you be interested, could you be talked into considering playin' baseball this season? The MIGHTY MACAWS just wouldn't be as mighty without you on the team. I know there's not as much time for BC playin' but that'd wouldn't affect your standing on the team; we really need ya so we've got enough players to make TWO TEAMS. Yup, ya heard that right; 2 TEAMS. There's just enough of us macaws do create a double force of MIGHTY. Jake's still gonna be coachin' the MM team, I'm just here as Assistant Coach to help get things finalized before Opening Day which is set for the first part of May. Please oh please say you'll think about it. I's really wants ya t'be a part of the team like old times.

Hopin', hopin', hopin' to hear from you.
Big love from R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

04/01/2013 07:49.57 PM Report This Comment  
  Hey Mal ~
Ah, look atcha all smiles and grins 'cause the Ravens won the SuperBowl. I was just happy it was team with a bird's name. Made my day.

It's definitely been an unusual winter — very little snow, not all that cold although the 6° for tonight would beg to say otherwise, and earthworms. Yup, you read that right; earthworms. My uncle was out with his dog a month or so ago and noticed things moving in the grass. Normally this time of year nothing's moving in the grass, including the grass. Usually everything's frozen in place, but this year with it being much warmer, there's not even been frost in the ground. We'd had a little rain and WA-LA, the earthworms showed up for some moon bathing! The uncle don't drink so I don't think he was imagining. Strange year for sure.

Thanks for the hatchday wishes! I had a great day, I did. I love not having t'share any mom time with anybirdie else if I don't want to. Best prezzie ever! I did get a new ball which is what was wrapped up in those photos of me on my special day. The picture of Riley and I was put together on HER hatchday which is just two days after mine. Hers fell on Mardi Gras this year so we partied it up there.

Glad t'know you're not buried in snow and going stir crazy waiting for spring to show up. Well, you might still be stir-crazy but that's pretty much the norm this time of year, right?

Have a good one Pretty Girl
R ('>

Come visit me, RaneBeau ('>.

02/19/2013 07:47.01 PM Report This Comment  
  •~~Happy Valentine's Day~~•
RaneBeau gives Malachite a conversation candy heart that says


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