On October 25, 2003, Geebee found a new home!  We knew that we couldn't bring Geebee and Rufus with us when we move to Washington, so we have been hunting around for a good home for them.  Finally we found a friend of a friend of a friend who said she would be interested.  She came over and we chatted for a while as she and Geebee looked each over.  Convinced that she was enthused and dedicated, I loaded up Geebee in her car and off they went.  After having Geebee for over 10 years, it was hard to say goodbye, but I know that she (he?) is in a good home now and will probably receive more attention than was given around here.

August 2005 Update
A couple of months ago I heard from Geebee's new Mommy and she said that Geebee (now known as "Pepper") is doing great and has become one of the family.   I'm very happy that GB has found a good, loving home and I know that he/she will bring a great deal of enjoyment to them.  Here is a picture of Geebee, er.... Pepper, with his/her new Mom.  I'm really pleased.


Geebee is an African Gray parrot.

Someone once asked me where African Grays came from and the only answer I could come with was, "who's buried in Grant's tomb?". These little parrots (about the size of a pigeon) are highly intelligent and make excellent talkers.  Geebee was born and raised in Kaneohe by CK and Hurley - good friends of ours.

As one of the best-known and most talented of the parrots kept as pets, the African Gray has been bred in ever-increasing numbers during recent years. If you are seeking a pet bird this means that a good choice of hand-raised birds is usually available. The African Gray Parrot should develop into a superb companion for you, although it may take six months after you acquire it before it starts talking.

Length: 32.5cm (13 in.)
Average Lifespan: 50 years
Sexing: Scientific sexing required.
Breeding Details: incubation lasts 29 days; fledging occurs 90 days later.
Young Birds: Irises are dark.

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