This is Alex, an African Grey...and a smart bird, he is.
Under head feathers of a startling white, his onyx eyes looked out with keen awareness; his head tilted to either side, his stare fixated on Darcie.
He began lifting his feet, one at a time, his body rocking from side to side. "Hey, hey, hey, it's her Norman, I tell you...it's her."
He gave a sharp snap of his bill, and went still....