Keeping Cool

We’ve been having a bit of hot weather in San Diego. To beat the heat the budgies have been playing in the water.

Ozzie in the pool.ozbathGordie takes a dip and a nap.gordieIt’s hard to get Alfie out of the water.a2Such a little clown.abathAfter a swim, it’s time for some refreshing watermelon. Alfie is always the first to the food. He was more about the lettuce (as you can see from the ever present food on his beak). w2Cooper was the only one who was really into the watermelon. Yum!w1

All Together Now

Emmy and Felix finally moved into the big cage. Felix pals around with Gordie, but is a little standoffish with the others. I think Emmy wanted to be alpha female, but Lera shut that down pretty quickly. Both are doing well and seem to enjoy being with the flock. And I enjoy having only one cage to clean : ).

Felix and friends.ff2Felix and Lera – pastel parakeets.f3Emmy and her beau, Ozzie.e1Hanging out with Cooper.e2e3

Cooper’s Bloopers

What? No bloopers? Cooper has become such a super little model that we didn’t have any bloopers this month. So instead, here are some pics of the flock opening wide and saying, “Ahhh.” Or, “ACK!”

OzzieozzieLeraleraGordiegordieEmmyemmyAlfiealfieCoopercooperDeweydewey

Sunnysunny

Game Time!

Three of our flock look a lot alike. Can you tell them apart?11. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

22. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

33. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

44. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

55. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

66. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

77. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

88. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

99. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

1010. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

1111. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

1212. Cooper, Gordie or Ozzie?

3Cooper 4,5,9,12       Gordie 2, 8, 10, 11         Ozzie 1, 3, 6, 7
Cooper has a light blue cere and is our only budgie with a band on her leg.
Gordie has larger throat spots than Ozzie. And not that you can see, but Ozzie has a little white patch on the back of his head.