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 Water managers warn of rising levels on the Pecos River April 20, 2018 Baby-sitter sentenced for Lakewood toddler’s death April 20, 2018 What if a historic church is torn down, but nobody notices? April 20, 2018 ‘I was seriously lucky’: Machete attack victim healing from injuries; 2 suspects charged April 20, 2018 More Photo Galleries Photos: What did Sea-Tac Airport look like in 1949? Think Stratocruisers and an old-timey diner. Seattle’s ByDesign Film Festival reflects, reconstructs community Window washers get a bird’s-eye view of Seattle Steve Ringman 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.