Every time he does a trick the parrot shouts "its in his pocket” , “4 of clubs” , “its got a false bottom” !
The magician hates it.
That night the ship sinks and both he and the parrot cling to a piece of drift wood.
For four days the parrot says absolutely nothing and just stares at the magician
On the fifth day the parrot says "OK, I give up. Where's the ship?