Cooper’s Bloopers

We don’t always get the budgies’ photos right on the first shot*. Here are some pics that didn’t make the cut.

The first blooper is all me. Did anyone notice that Cooper’s song of the month this December was the same song of the month last December? No? Well, it was. Oops. 1For an all new song of the month for December, click here.2345678Sunny and Cooper demonstrate how much budgies love to share.9Cooper thought it was great fun to knock the little budgie off the glass rim. We played the pickitupknockitoff game for a long time before we finally got our photo.1011* Due to the photographer and through no fault of the models, of course.

Cutie of the Year!

In the past 12 months Cooper’s Corner has featured some pretty amazing budgies. Cooper decided that from 2014’s cuties she would pick a Cutie of the Year! Here are this year’s contestants:

January: Kacey1kaceyFebruary: Fred2fredMarch: Bubba3bubbaApril: Sonnet4sonnetMay: Celeste and Cyan5celestecyanJune: Bubbles6bubblesJuly: Tweety Girl and Player7tweetygirlplayerAugust: Bert and Ernie8berternieSeptember: Robin9robinOctober: Bullet10bulletNovember: Puck11puckDecember: Perri Blue12perriblueSo which adorable budgie will be Cooper’s Cutie of the Year?? The envelope please…envAnd Cooper’s Cutie of 2014 is…cutieOh, Cooper.

*Thank you to all the budgies who participated in Cooper’s Corner this year – we love you all!

If you would like your budgie to be featured in a Cooper’s Cuties post, send an email by clicking on Cooper’s contact link.

Holiday Cheer

The budgies made quite a haul this holiday season!

We bought the budgies some new footie toys. Although they’re kind of big for footie toys…mh1From their Uncle Polt, seed treats (I just set them on the bottom of the cage, for mult-budgie access), polt2and this great rope toy (Ozzie’s favorite).polt1From the budgies’ Uncle Adam, a gift card (which will buy some great toys and millet)!adam2And Adam sent me this amazing picture of all our beautiful budgies. I love it so much!adam1From Uncle David – more treats!daveSay, how do you open these anyway?dave2From Erin, Duckie and Sailor – these adorable budgie socks. Parakeet perfection!erin1And for the budgies, vine balls stuffed with crinkle paper. The budgies went NUTS over them.e2e3e4From Susan and her flock, this beautiful wine glass with budgie charm (which filled in as Cooper’s Christmas tree topper) and a budgie to-do list to keep me on my toes.susanThe budgies (and I) are so lucky to have such wonderful, thoughtful friends. You all made our Christmas cheerful and bright. We hope you all had as happy a holiday season as we did. Love to all the Cooper’s Corner readers!
XOX, the flock