18 thoughts on “Ms. Cockatoo, Tear Down This Wall!

  1. tara March 25, 2016 / 9:29 am

    Ha! She looks so proud of herself!
    Does it appear that Miss Harley is right-legged?

  2. debg March 25, 2016 / 10:00 am

    I used to want a tail, but now I think a crest would be more expressive and convenient. Harley is gorgeous and talented.

  3. hilz March 25, 2016 / 10:10 am

    I love how the “hair” feathers go down once the job is done! Cup radar complete.

    • D B March 25, 2016 / 10:20 am

      Exactly! Cracks me up that she uses those giant monkey-feet to knock them down, too. My crazy bird would charge these things beak-first.

  4. Gigi_the cat lady March 25, 2016 / 10:20 am

    Godzilla has nothing on Harley when it comes to destruction 🙂

  5. Lurkingduck March 25, 2016 / 12:56 pm

    When she entered the room, my first thought was “It’s Guinan, from Star Trek Next Generation!” LOVE the crest!

    • 6rabbits March 25, 2016 / 11:47 pm

      She does look like Guinin!

  6. Murray Callahan March 25, 2016 / 1:05 pm

    I thought she entered like some Incan princess, proud and stately, and that the little towers were like minions whose order of destruction she selected very carefully.

  7. Laura March 25, 2016 / 1:28 pm

    Did she really say “I’m ready” as she strutted proudly into the room, crest upright and flowing in the (slight) breeze of her steps? What a gorgeous, confident beauty!

  8. Faye March 25, 2016 / 1:53 pm

    I am so enjoying everyone’s comments.

    Someone needs to add little plastic people running for their lives.

  9. Flowerfanatic March 25, 2016 / 4:46 pm

    Now if the owner could teach her how to put them all back together. That WOULD be delightful to watch. I bet she’s smart enough to be able to learn how to stack them back.

    • Smartypants March 25, 2016 / 7:26 pm

      Yes, I’ve seen another video where she very purposefully uses her claws to pick up single cups and move them where she wants – she didn’t stack any, but I bet she could if she felt like it.

      • Smartypants March 25, 2016 / 8:03 pm

        (Adding) – on her Youtube channel, it’s called “Here i come 😈😈 i noticed towers”. She also has one called “Smarty Me” where she carries a cup and fetches herself a drink!

  10. Kar March 25, 2016 / 5:42 pm

    Sensing some enabling for destructive behavior here on the part of the owners.

    • birdcage March 25, 2016 / 7:56 pm

      I think it’s enabling playtime. I spend a good deal of time building things for my parrot to take apart or knock over or chew to shreds.

      • Kar March 26, 2016 / 12:42 am

        I’ve spent twenty minutes putting a coin up on a counter, so my cat can knock it off. Rinse, repeat.

  11. fkaWaldenPond March 25, 2016 / 6:23 pm

    Yes, very dramatic entrance from stage left.

  12. birdcage March 25, 2016 / 7:57 pm

    My bird would have knocked it over with his beak for sure. None of these delicate footsie stuff in my house.

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