Posted by: geonarcissa | September 27, 2010

Wawa, Ontario

Wawa, ON is probably best known to highway travellers for its big goose statue – Wawa means “wild goose” in Ojibway. The goose is conveniently situated next to an attractive visitor centre and a geocache. The goose is made out of steel from the Algoma Steel company.

Wawa Goose

While we were at the Wawa visitor centre, we met a different bird. Jasper wasn’t nearly as big, but he was a little friendlier.

Jasper the Cockatoo with Geonarcissa

Jasper really took to Taoiseach and didn’t want to go to anybody else. Cute. 🙂 Says Taoiseach enigmatically, “Birds like me.”

Taoiseach and Jasper the Cockatoo

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  1. the live bird is pretty cool!! were they having some kind of event there or was someone just traveling through with a bird?

  2. This guy was just travelling with his bird. I went up and asked if I could take pictures and then ended up chatting with him for quite a while. The bird is very social.


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