Local NewsPhoto & Video Big Bird Bubba, speed demon Originally published September 13, 2016 at 8:00 pmUpdated September 13, 2016 at 8:05 pm Flying down 15th Avenue East on Capitol Hill, a very large cockatoo named Big Bird Bubba sits squawking and fluttering on the bicycle handlebars of his owner of 18 years, Muraco Kyashna-Tocha, on their daily flight/ride. “He really loves the downhills the most on our rides when he spreads his wings pretending to fly,” said Kyashna-Tocha. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times) The cockatoo loves to ride downhill on the handlebars of his owner’s bicycle. Share story By Steve RingmanSeattle Times staff photographer Related Stories Cornish College of the Arts students protest college’s handling of sexual assault October 15, 2018 ‘A pioneer. A visionary. A good man’: The world reacts to death of Seattle business and sports mogul Paul Allen October 15, 2018 Have thoughts about crime in Seattle? Take this survey October 15, 2018 Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and Seahawks owner, dies at 65 October 15, 2018 More Photo Galleries Soak up some fresh air and fall color at Seattle Japanese Garden Photos: Protesters rally against Kavanaugh confirmation vote in downtown Seattle Sistine Chapel in Tacoma Steve Ringman: email@example.com. View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.