Age or Hatch Date: 9/23/1996
Best qualities: Barney is extremely well-behaved. He is generally quiet, although he will sometimes yell if he wants our company.
Favorite food: Pistachios and bananas.
Favorite toys: Wood blocks.
Challenges/Quirks: He is afraid of most men that he doesn't know, although once he's comfortable around them he adores them.
Gets along with other birds: Unknown
Gets along with dogs: Mostly ignores them, but may bite them if they harass him.
Gets along with cats: Mostly ignores them, but may bite if harassed.
Gets along with kids: If they are calm, mature and/or older kids
Dowel or Step Up trained: Yes, as well as a few other tricks and commands.
Vocabulary: "Hi", "How are you?," "Cockatoo," "I love you," "Uh-huh," and "Oy! Kvetch."
Known health issues: None currently. Treated for Zinc toxicity 10+ years ago.
Other comments: Barney is a foster-in-place bird, meaning he will stay with his current owner until an adopter is found.
Last updated: 4/3/2019