He stared out transfixed at a particular spot where something could be made out moving or rather slithering as if it was not particularly inclined to walk despite the vague outline of appendages with looked like limbs.
They tried to evade walking on the road directly and followed the trail along the trees on the roadside. The parrot was ensconced with the cloth wrapped around his cage. From a distance it looked like some kind of a sack. The parrot had no idea where his new acquaintances were taking him.