Last night, I was alone with the parrots as Thomas was working late. I was cooking dinner in the kitchen with Brian and the greys. My new world birds were all in the living room. Beeps was locked in his cage as he'd been picking fights so I needed to be able to closely supervise him when he's out, while the other three were out. Basil and Calypso just stay on their cages and while Rocky does roam, he doesn't bother the parrots and mostly stays out of trouble.
I do keep an ear open for trouble, and Rocky and Basil are both world-class tattle-tales who make a fuss if anyone -- except themselves -- misbehaves. Luckily, Basil will tell on Rocky and Rocky probably would tell on Basil (who's not yet done anything to warrant such a reaction), so everyone's covered. Of course, Basil does occasionally cry wolf, but I find that endearing.
Suddenly, I heard Beeps fly to the other side of the room -- but how could this be as he was safely locked in his cage? I immediately ran into the living room and saw this:
Last night, because Beeps was locked in his cage, so was his dinner, which meant Rocky had to work a little harder to get to his food.
As soon as I tried to take pictures, Rocky climbed out onto Beeps's dish: