Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Raspberry-Walnut bread

Earlier in the week, I had made a raspberry-walnut quick bread that proved to be a hit with the humans and parrots in our house.

Last night, Thomas and I were each having a piece for dessert. The caiques were satisfied with the piece we gave them; Rocky and the greys decided they needed a bit more.

Max, perhaps not surprisingly, was the first to notice the bread and to try to help herself. Once she started nibbling, Rocky decided to try to scare her off so he could eat:Thomas intervened, to provide safety to everyone:
Then, it was Rocky's turn:After we had eaten the bread and only crumbs remained, Max flew back over to clean the plate. This time, it was Stella who noticed this and menaced Max, who flew away and left the plate to Stella:Luckily, Thomas had also finished his dessert, so we found an acceptable solution:


Tess said...

That first photo is priceless!

Beloved Parrot said...

Your parrots are so lucky!

By the way, Sugar Franklin has made a miraculous recovery -- she's still not 100% yet, but for a bird not expected to live a week . . . I'm so grateful for the superb vet care and the support of my friends. ;-)