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 Two Seattle-area women settle wrongful-death ‘superbug’ lawsuits with medical scope manufacturer December 12, 2018 All lanes of Southbound I-5 blocked near Lacey after collision December 12, 2018 Weather agency chief: I’ve never briefed Trump on warming December 12, 2018 Paul Allen’s estate gives $125 million to set up immunology institute December 12, 2018 More Photo Galleries Santa-sized hugs abound at Northwest African American Museum in Seattle A little illumination at Green Lake Cutting your own Christmas tree: a day of family traditions on a North Bend farm 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.