"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Monday, August 11, 2014

It's Awww Monday! August 11, 2014

Colorful Macaw spotted in a parking lot
July 30, 2014

When I spotted this bird having
a snack I just had to talk with
the person who adopted Merlin 
two years ago. Merlin is only 3
years old and macaws can live
up to 80 years. Obviously they
are a lifetime committment.

Here's a link for more info.
Have a squawking great day!
And thanks to Sandee for Awww Mondays!


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

And he takes it on rides like a dog - wild!

Kathe W. said...

Alex- I think Macaws get bored if left alone so of course Merlin goes everywhere!

Sandee said...

Awww, they do live a long time. Longer than us most of the time.

Have a terrific Awww Monday. :)

Marg said...

Wow, that is such a pretty bird. What a lucky bird to get to go everywhere. How terrific is that. Great picture. Have a great day.

Dana said...


Lucky Lady said...

aww, that is neat,I love watching birds but I am kinda scared of the big ones :)

Stephen Hayes said...

Amazingly beautiful bird. Kinda takes your breath away.

Karen S. said...

Wow, 80 years! They could and probably do out live their owners!

messymimi said...

What a beautiful bird! They are also so very smart.

BeadedTail said...

That's pretty cool!

Binky said...

Now if they could only teach the parrot to drive!

teddyhere said...

pretty birdie---do you think he would visit me? i like birdies.

Oman said...

what a kind bird, as if, he was asking asking for a photo shoot.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

A scarlet macaw!! The most beautiful bird on earth.