Monday, August 20, 2012

Doggy Tales -- Meet Disco the Parakeet!

I am thrilled today to present on Doggy Tales an adorable guy that I ran across quite by accident on FaceBook. This is Disco the parakeet. (permission granted to use photos and videos)


Though he's a different color, Disco so reminds me of our very own parakeet, Skipper, that lived with us many years ago. Sadly, video recorders weren't as common then (or as affordable!) and we never had a chance to tape his wonderful personality and unique vocabulary.

(Skipper 1980 - 1992)


Look at this fabulous video of Disco speaking to his Daddy.




Thanks to Disco's human mom for the bio:

 "Disco is a 2-year old parakeet from Rochester, NY. He lives with his family of three people and one very loud miniature schnauzer, Freddie. Disco joined his family at the age of 4 months, and spoke his first phrase -- “pretty bird” -- just three weeks later. Disco now says more than 60 phrases, and not just in English. Disco can quote John F. Kennedy in German, can tell you he loves you in Swedish and plans on learning many more tongues. Besides mimicking human language, Disco enjoys barking, meowing, snoring and beat boxing. Disco leads a very active social life thanks to social networking. He has over 700 followers on Twitter and YouTube and 5,000 fans on Facebook."

Be sure to keep up with Disco on FaceBook and Twitter.

Thank you Disco for visiting Doggy Tales today. 'That's bird to your mother'.

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17 comments:

AugieDoggy.com said...

Oh my gosh, I couldn't stop laughing! The funniest part was how he jumps from one phrase to another! Definitely sharing this one!

Miss Mae said...

Thanks so much, Donna. The world needs to learn about this sweet fellow. He'll brighten up anyone's day! :)

Gail Pallotta said...

That's an amazing bird. I bet there are no secrets in their house.

Miss Mae said...

LOL, Gail, are you accusing Disco of being a stool PIGEON??? hee hee

Patricia said...

I am speechless. I never ever knew a bird could do this. Amazing doesn't describe it. I'm going to follow him on FB, for sure.
Thank you for making my day.
Patti

Laurean Brooks said...

Whew! This is my third attempt to post a comment. Hope it takes this time.

Amazing little parakeet! No wonder he has so many followers. Does this little bird also do the macarina? (Hope that's spelled right.)

Karen Michelle Nutt said...

Loved the post. What a talkative fellow! So, he's a Rolling Stones fan. lol

Miss Mae said...

Hi Patti,

You need to go to FB and watch more of his videos, especially the one of, "Where's the beef?" Disco is a STAR!!! :)

Miss Mae said...

Laurie, you were able to view him??? Excellent!!! :) Yes, Disco also dances. LOL (he ain't called Disco for nuthin'!) LOL

Miss Mae said...

Hi Karen!

LOL, but I'm not quite believing Disco really doesn't get "no satisfaction", do you??? :)

Thanks so much for stopping by! :)

Danielle Thorne said...

Fun story. Thanks for sharing!

Rebecca J Vickery said...

Amazing vocabulary! Definitely my smile of the day. Thanks for letting us meet Disco.
Becca

Darcy Flynn said...

Miss Mae, How adorable! I had a Sun Conure for years! Birds are such a delight!
Thanks for sharing and bringing back some fond memories for me! :)

Larry Hammersley said...

What an intelligent bird. Did the officer ever tell the bird what the problem was? Disco uses better grammar than I do. Would he be a beta reader for me in my novels?

Sarah J. McNeal said...

Parakeets are adorable and beautiful. I've had several and tried to teach them to talk but never had any success. Lovely and cheerful blog, Mae.

Anne Patrick said...

He is so cute! Great post, Miss Mae!

Disco the Parakeet said...

Oh, you humans! You're so kind! Can you tell we have a very fun time at our house?I mean, we're not just talkin' crackers chez Disco!