Boobear, the 25-year-old rescue Cockatiel, has a little brag to announce.

White-faced Cockatiel perched besides Peach-faced Lovebird
Two friends enjoying their view of the garden/ photo by the author

Boobear’s story is now a Top Story on Vocal Media. Some of you read it here first, but if you missed it, here’s your second chance. His girlfriend, Nyota the Lovebird — originally rescued after Hurricane Isaac in 2012 — also plays a prominent role in the drama.