The Bloom’s have an interesting addition to their family.

About a year ago, Noah, the middle of three brothers, found a baby Magpie bird on the ground and brought her home.

They named her “Penguin” and learned to take care of her. In return, the bird became part of their family!

Just hanging around about the house.

Just hanging around about the house.

Penguin became a celebrity online. People were amazed by the photos that showed how comfortable the feral bird had become with the family. Penguin currently has more than 67,000 followers on Instagram!

‘Penguin Bloom’ spends a lot of time with the family but comes and goes as she pleases.

“It’s like a dog wagging its tail—She sits there in the tree and flaps her wings like she’s excited”

The bird hangs out and plays. Penguin likes perching near – or on – her human friends. The bird will lie on her back like a dog, and flies from person to person if they are playing catch!


And just when you think it couldn’t be more like a dog, here’s Penguin the Bird barking at a vacuum cleaner!


A video posted by Penguin Bloom (@penguinthemagpie) on

Thanks to the dad, Cameron Bloom (a professional photographer) for the photos! His photos of Penguin will be featured in in an upcoming book by New York Times Bestselling Author, Bradley Trevor Greive!

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