T.C. is a harlequin macaw about 14 years old. He (?) is a special needs birds with one leg a bit shorter than the other. We do not know if this was a malformity or an old injury, but he does have a little trouble with stepping up and because of this he is afraid of most strangers at first. Once he learns to trust you, he is very loving and wants lots of attention! So far, we haven't heard him say anything, but he can learn! Please go to our website: www.olliesparrotsperch.com for more information. WE DO NOT SHIP BIRDS!