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Barney is a Yellow Naped Amazon Parrot who loves to go on bike rides in his “Fun Cage” As of August of 2015 he has ridden more than 8000 miles on his bicycle in the New Berlin / Waukesha area.Β  If you see him while you are riding or walking, say “Hi”.Β  He is always happy to meet new people. Β 

See what he has been doing in the posts below.Β  If you would like updates “Like” Barney on his Facebook page

We have been way behind on Barneys posts and not all has been the doom and gloom of the recent gas spill affecting our back yard. Barney reached 11500 miles back on August 26th. Attached is a short clip of Barney reacting to people reacting to him. Shot on Aug 28th by the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

Krysta SutterfieldI love seeing how he's so excited & happy to be out & about. Great mental stimulation.1 week, 4 days ago

Mary Ann KiepczynskiI missed seeing you, Barney. I am glad to see you have been out & about this summer!1 week, 5 days ago

Sherry HamiltonHi Barney Thebikingbird how are you? Are you and your family back in your house yet?Have a wonderful day.love you1 week, 4 days ago

Annie HassingerIt's good to see you again, Barney, have wondered where you have been, glad to see you are well!1 week, 5 days ago

Kathryn WilsonLove getting your reports. Thanks for sharing.1 week, 5 days ago

Margaret Preston-PetersenWhat a sweetie he's adorableπŸ˜„1 week, 5 days ago

Jackie Kimber GuenetteLove him!!!1 week, 5 days ago

Thomas HarmonYay Barney!1 week, 5 days ago

Windy WendyYou are so darn cute1 week, 5 days ago

Barney and Swifty are hanging out at the Lanex office for the day. Deb and I stayed at a hotel last night. We have a breeze now from the east so airing out the house and it is getting better. In the mean time the party continues in our back yard.

Posted 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Carrie StonerHow are the two birds doing?2 weeks, 5 days ago

Margaret Preston-PetersenOh my goodness!!:(2 weeks, 5 days ago

Barney and Swifty, safe at Matt and Nancy's house a couple hours ago.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Judy BiebelWhat a nightmare for you. So happy they're safe. Please keep us posted!2 weeks, 6 days ago

Suzanne BrousseauHopefully will be a short stay but better to be safe2 weeks, 6 days ago

Joy BlahaHopefully they weren't exposed to the bad air.2 weeks, 6 days ago

Barbara SchneiderGlad they're safe, make sure the two of you are safe too3 weeks ago

Sherry HamiltonHi Barney2 weeks, 6 days ago

Sorreyya Urkanliglad your all are safe and sound2 weeks, 6 days ago

Barney the Biking Bird added 3 new photos.

Our back yard

Posted 3 weeks ago

Barbara SchneiderSuch a terrible thing, all the animals that are going to die from this3 weeks ago

Michelle KupperSo sad!! Keep your boy safe!!2 weeks, 6 days ago

Update......Going to pull the trigger and move birds. smell getting worse and I think it will be a while till gas in creek is gone. They are working further down past us and not even here any more. It is a tributary of the Fox river so a big deal. The gas station about 1/4 mile from us had a gas spill and it ran down the creek behind our house. There are cleanup crews working, but now the basement smells like gas and I am worried about Barney and my wife's zebra finch. I cannot find anything in particular on the web, but I know that birds are sensitive respratory wise. Does anyone know for sure of have a source on gasoline fumes and birds. The frogs are dying in the creek which is sad but I don't want to go there and scare more in the water either. Not a good scene.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Barbara SchneiderDo you have some one close you could keep them at their home until they take care of your problem. Sorry to hear of your problem, that's scary when you have pets3 weeks ago

Michele JonesPull fresh air into the house from the front side with a fan. Yes be careful of the fumes!3 weeks ago

Marilyn GuentherThat's not good how much gas spilled3 weeks ago

Jennifer BrinkOh no, stay safe Barney & family! I know natural gas fumes are dangerous to parrots. I'd think gasoline has a similar effect.3 weeks ago

Gary FranceschiniBetter to be safe the sorry. Good call moving Barney and the finch. So sorry this is happening in your backyard πŸ˜”3 weeks ago

Suzanne Brousseauyes good idea to move birds as they have sensitive respiratory tracts - better to be safe than sorry - hope this is resolved soon3 weeks ago

Michelle KupperGood idea to get them away from there... If you need a place, they are welcome here... Charlie is always entertained with visitors!!πŸ’•2 weeks, 6 days ago

Sherry HamiltonI'm glad you got your babies out of there.We will pray everything goes ok and you can go home soon...love you2 weeks, 6 days ago

Jeanne BrevoldWhere is this located? So sorry it's happening to you and the birds and other creatures outside.2 weeks, 6 days ago

Nancy KeeOMG yes very smart to move them ASAP.2 weeks, 6 days ago

Gloria SchroeckPlease move the birds if at all possible. Thanks.3 weeks ago

Barney the Biking Bird added 3 new photos.

Barney would like to introduce you to Nero, an African Grey Parrot and his humans Klaas and Sophie https://www.facebook.com/Klaasopdebeeck A few years ago they came across our facebook page while looking for parrot info. They liked the concept of biking with a parrot, so he set up his bike to accomplish that. Klass and Sophie live in Gent Belgium and the photos are from a vacation they took in the Netherlands. Good job taking Nero along! Klass is an artist

Posted 1 month ago

Sherry HamiltonHi Barney,It's Dunkin & Sherry. welcome Nero, we will look forward to seeing your posts and hearing your stories1 month ago

Teri-Anne EulbergI don't ride a bike but I take my three parrots out (they take turns) in their birdie backpack. They love it πŸ’•1 month ago

Mitch LewisOMG! Herb and Barney are now influencing world affairs.1 month ago

Barney saw many interesting things on his camping trip. The last item is so rare that it is not even listed in the park's birding list! We also saw a Bald Eagle soaring along the shore near the kayak launch site, it was too high to get a good picture so is not included but was a thrill to see. We had a wonderful time on the trails, and will do a trail video in the coming weeks.

Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Barney the Biking BirdHi Barbara Schneider, thanks for the visit and your comment. You don't think we were too hard on the Segway folks do you, they look so out of place.1 month, 3 weeks ago

Sherry HamiltonLooks like you had a ball.We love your pictures,videos,and stories1 month, 3 weeks ago

Gayle Alley-wellsLove it Barney glad you had a good time1 month, 3 weeks ago

Windy WendyBeautiful place.1 month, 3 weeks ago

Barbara SchneiderAawww love ya Barney and your pedalpusher too!!!1 month, 3 weeks ago

This past week Barney went on his first ever camping trip. We went tent camping at Peninsula Park in Door County Wisconsin. We met lots of new friends and shared lots of smiles and laughter with young and old. Barney was a very "Happy Camper" Thanks to all who came up to us to say "Hi" we enjoyed meeting you all. More photos and videos to come.

Posted 2 months ago

Carrie StonerOh man I missed you again! 😟 We were up there and biked around peninsula on Wednesday. (I also volunteer at CARE and know I missed your visit there as well).2 months ago

Sherry HamiltonHi Barney, sounds like you had fun camping.Dunkin has never been camping.We love following you.Have a fun summer2 months ago

Barbara SchneiderWOW Barney your one busy bird. That must have been some tasty corn2 months ago

Suzanne Brousseauyes they do love the little ends of corn on the cob2 months ago

Sorreyya Urkanliyum yum looks like Barney got great deal camping lol you do the work he gets to chow down lol2 months ago

Barney at the 2016 UPAF Ride for the Arts. Hope you had as much fun as we did. Barney likes Bango's color scheme.

Posted 3 months ago

Sherry HamiltonHi Barney, have a great 4th of July weekend.πŸŽΊπŸŽΊπŸ“―πŸ—½πŸ—½βœŒπŸ‘πŸŽ‡πŸŽ‡πŸŽ‡πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰2 months, 4 weeks ago

Windy WendyHello Barney3 months ago