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 Storm forecast to become hurricane far out in east Pacific August 15, 2018 Boys & Girls Club visitors feel the thrill of learning to fly August 15, 2018 Dave Dave, whose father set him on fire in 1983, dies at 42 August 15, 2018 Democratic candidates vow unity to defeat Rossi in 8th District August 15, 2018 More Photo Galleries Sunday at the Rainier Valley Heritage and Othello International Festival Seattle’s Sub Pop knows how to throw a party Photos: Washington state’s 2018 primary election Steve Ringman: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.