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 Ringman Seattle Times staff photographer Related Stories Here’s how one Boise woman makes use of Idaho roadkill February 16, 2019 Agencies team up to roll out ID machines in Idaho prisons February 16, 2019 Amazon puts the smile in federal income taxes — by not paying any February 15, 2019 Cod boat sinks in the Bering Sea, crew of 5 rescued February 15, 2019 More Photo Galleries A day when love flowers at Seattle’s Pike Place Market Women in Black honor recent lives lost to homelessness, violence Photos: Another round of rain, snow hits Seattle area Tuesday 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.