cockatoo


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It seems hardly credible while I am writing it down, but it is certainly true, that this same man, who has all the fondness of an old maid for his cockatoo, and all the small dexterities of an organ-boy in managing his white mice, can talk, when anything happens to rouse him, with a daring independence of thought, a knowledge of books in every language, and an experience of society in half the capitals of Europe, which would make him the prominent personage of any assembly in the civilised world.
The Count had finished his fourth tart, and had gone to a side- table to look after his vicious cockatoo.
The Count, attentive as usual, advanced from the corner in which he had been feeding his cockatoo, with the bird still perched on his shoulder, and opened the door for us.
I was on the point of answering, "I never said so," but the vicious cockatoo ruffled his clipped wings and gave a screech that set all my nerves on edge in an instant, and made me only too glad to get out of the room.
She was thrown into such a confusion by his manner, or rather by Clennam's growing understanding of his manner (for she looked to him after every fresh appeal and cockatoo demonstration on the part of Mr Pancks), that she only moved her lips in answer, without forming any word.
The seized wild animals, with an estimated market value of P50 million, are composed of 106 sulfur-crested cockatoos, 26 Moluccan cockatoos, 23 black palm cockatoo, 17 black-capped lories, 16 rainbow lories, seven red bird of paradise, three large fig parrot, two wallaby, 110 sugar glider and three emu.
The Cockatoo Cup started three seasons ago as an informal game among players.
Mikee Romero, were among the prominent figures who took part in the third Cockatoo Polo Cup presented by Cathy Valencia Advance Skin Clinic recently at the North Polo Club in Pulilan, Bulacan.
An approximately 6-month-old male umbrella cockatoo (Cacatua alba) was presented for examination because of dark fecal droppings that had been noticed by the owner since the time of purchase from a pet store, 3 days earlier.
She failed to secure four votes after singing her version of Bryan Adams' Run To You, but Scherzinger did offer a yes vote for her cockatoo.
Cockatoo, Too points the way to two cockatoos and funny plays on 'two', 'too', 'tutus' and more as it provides a very simple picture book that ultimately helps kids understand the differences between different types of 'twos' while presenting a fun jungle scene, too.
Bethanie Deeney Murguia's Cockatoo, Too (little bee books, $17.
Parrots: they fly, they talk, they look great in your home Cockatoo candle, [euro]11, Housejunkie.
25 Bath Frederick Wordsworth Ward, also known as Captain Thunderbolt, was a 19th century Australian convict renowned for escaping from the notorious prison on Cockatoo Island and for being the longest roaming bushranger in Australian history.
But while The Buerk made millions hoot when he did his rather good impression of a giant cockatoo, he did emerge with much credit - as he proved he has a sense of humour and doesn't mind (too much) laughing at himself.