Omg, Val, that is absolutely hilarious! Seriously, it would make a great article in BirdTalk mag -- just so funny and well-written! (I just love this sentence: "A shaky truce was signed over a piece of walnut.")
I don't mean it's funny that Quincy bites people, just that your take on it is so humorous.
Helwa, please don't tell your husband but I just about spewed Diet Coke all over my monitor at this:
cosmo has chased y husband down the hallway flapping and screeching with him running like a little girl screaming at me to catch her while tossing chunks of dried mango at her trying to please her...
For Pete's sake, you gals should write "The Quaker Chronicles: Mischievous Monks Make Me Mental!"
You know, I do believe I now know why they're called Quaker parrots: because they make many humans quake in their boots!