Hi From us at the Bird division of H.R.A.R.
Reggie and I were NOT up at the crack of dawn (first picture). It was a stormy night last night. Reggie (with the rest of us) was slow to rise on the first day alone here without his mom and dad. Grapes were fed treats of the morning. I had to cage Hughie up so Reggie could get use to the surroundings without Hughie showing off. They all seem to forget what it is like when they first got here.
Reggie will fit right in, I can tell. I am hoping that Molly (see picture) can befriend Reggie and we can have a macaw thing going. Of course Hughie (see picture of him taking a bath) thinks he is everyone’s buddy, but Molly needs a friendship with someone closer to her own species.
It's funny how the energy changes in the bird room with a new addition. Reggie already had a human visitor. Rose, from down the street came to see how Reggie is adjusting. Joey did the smoke alarm call for her attention. I realized that Joey, an Abbott’s Lessor Sulfa Cockatoo, only does that when there is company over and Joey is feeling like he’s not getting all the attention. Thank goodness none of the other birds have ever picked up that bad habit! Actually, they each have their own way of telling me (or others) what they want.
All is well on the bird end of Hope Ranch Animal Rescue.
Happy spring to you all,