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Bonfire Night or Day at The Parrot Zoo

So its day 302 and thats Bonfire Night, we dont have fireworks here naturally due to the animals and parrots, Im sure it would frighten them to death but that doesn’t stop me having my own personal bonfire at 6.15 in the morning as can be seen on the pic below.

We are so pleased that we are still having visitors through the door, something we would have expected to have come to a halt by now, i think they’re making the most of this sunny weather and the quieter walk around the place, they’re probably glad that the kids are back at school…..or they could just be trying to get a sneaky look at the new enclosure thats behind closed doors.

The enclosure is coming along fine and is still on course to be completed in a couple of weeks or so, internal building will be totally rendered by tomorrow and hopefully the fibreglass will be on making it waterproof so we can work that few more hours in the dark. Outside we have now put in some 60 ton of soil and Pete’s flattened and compressed it, the turf will be here next week.Then its on to the roof and mesh walls along with the safety porches, all in all very close….

I am still suffering from the most severe form of man-flu in Lincolnshire or maybe England but Im fighting it, friends on Facebook have sent me a number of remedies all involved large quantities of alcohol with the odd drop of honey in, with just one, although it was from Michelle, saying get someone to rub Vicks into the soul of my feet ….mmmmm still not sure if thats a wind up????? Anyway my remedy is to try all the alcohol they suggested and I have and also to work it off, to which I am and must say after 6 days, I am beginning to feel a little better…

Steve making sure the bonfire is safe

Steve making sure the bonfire is safe

Remember you can catch me on Facebook just type in Parrot Zoo, Twitter is @parrotzoo and so is Instagram where you can get more pictures of the animals.

Oh one last thing, the big Blue guys are now in their new aviary and loving it.