In my youth in The Netherlands parents told their children story that babies are delivered by storks. In South Africa I haven’t seen storks so it must be a relative; the heron.
The African Grey (Psittacus erithacus) is one of the most intelligent and stubborn parrots..
That’s what you get when you crossbreed a porcupine with a fish.
Pity only that the fertilising bird is not a sharp-shooter.
Time of the year in South Africa: the old-fashioned rambling rose is flowering and what a fragrance!!!
Weekly Photo Challenge Twinkle My Twinkle of the Day: The twinkle in the eye of an African Grey (parrot)