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This free-range cockatoo has lots of fans (and a few haters)

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Gabriel Spitzer
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Taryn Smethers (left) and Peaches McFly (right).

This story originally aired on Feb. 17, 2018.

Have you seen Peaches? This free-flying Goffin's Cockatoo can be spotted in parks all over Seattle, usually within flying distance of his human companion, Taryn Smethers. Sound Effect host Gabriel Spitzer speaks with Smethers about why she chose to let her pet bird fly free — and about how his social life has changed hers for the better.

If you'd like to be certain of a Peaches sighting, just head to Peaches McFly's Instagram page.