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Re: trying to catch a parakeet loose in my neighborhood

Posted by janice on 4/29/11
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    On 9/29/05, barb wrote:
    > On 9/29/05, MK wrote:
    >> I am trying to catch a loose parakeet. It comes by my house
    >> because we feed wild birds and have a bird house. It's
    >> trying to take residence in one of the compartments, even
    >> though sparrows are trying to kick it out. The problem is
    >> that I live up north and while it's trying to keep warm at
    >> night in our bird house, it won't have much luck once it
    >> gets colder. I have two parakeets of my own that I bring
    >> out in hopes to lure it into an extra cage I have with food
    >> in it. Any other suggestions?
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    > I know this sounds funny but maybe play a tape of your
    > parakeets and or put a dummy parakeet in the cage you can
    get
    > them from the petstores and prop the cage door open. Or if
    > you can get someone to put a ladder next to the birdhouse
    and
    > when you see him go in cover the hole and bring the cage
    down
    > and either take inside and wait til he comes out or put the
    > opening up next to the cage opening with no space between
    the
    > cage and bird house. Its worth a try!!
    >
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