Post: Found Cockatiel Story
Posted by featheredfriend on 6/16/07
I have found a cockatiel on June 7, 2007 after someone
contacted me about spotting one. I was able to catch this
cockatiel and bring home. Placed an ad in the paper and
on the internet on different websites.
I was contacted on 6/14/07 by a family excitedly
describing this bird to me to see if it was their lost
I met with the family and the bird was very comfortable
with them. Unlike at my house she was quiet and reserved,
barely moved out of her position on the swing in the cage.
I spent two hours with this family to be sure that this
was their bird and I am confident it was. The rare thing
about this is that this bird was located 1 1/2 miles from
their home and had been spotted a few times but she has
been out there for 3 years.
I have hope to recover my lost guy as it has only been 3
weeks (but seems like an eternity) this bird was
apparently able to survive due to the area, the grouping
of trees and types of trees, the milder winters we have
had recently, and the homes that offered bird feeders all
winter and summer.
So everyone out there with a missing bird have faith, keep
your postings updated, and post in other states, keep an
eye on found post and turn ins. Check with local ASPCA'S
and local vets. If your newpaper runs free lost and found
ads keep them going. Notify local wild life
rehabilitators of your loss sometimes they get called for
exotics that are spotted.
When looking for your bird don't just concentrate in the
trees look on the ground as cockatiels in the wild feed on
the ground and that is exactly how I was able to find the
cockatiel that I found she was on the ground feeding.
GOOD LUCK TO ALL
Posts on this thread, including this one
Found Cockatiel Story, 6/16/07, by featheredfriend. Re: Found Cockatiel Story/Hooray, 6/17/07, by LindaC in OK.