This is Elvis. He's an African Grey. He's very talkative, playful and has the mentality of a 4 year old. My evil children taught him to cluck like a chicken. I tell him he's an eagle and should make eagle sounds but I don't know any eagle sounds to teach him. I'm going to have to look that up.
Isn't that what writers do best? Look things up? Here is a great site for looking things up: http://www.howstuffworks.com/
You can find out how everything works from the witness protection program to witchcraft. I could spend hours there!
Want to use some real Brittish words in your work? Go here: http://www.effingpot.com/
I have a story about a jury and the repercussions of serving. So I went here: Courts and jury selection- http://www.abanet.org/publiced/courts/juryselect.html
So, what else you got?