Bird Lost & Found
"I've lost my bird!"
Has your bird gotten out of its cage and flown off? Don’t panic! If your bird is visible, bring its cage, favorite toys and other items outside. Call to your lost bird and entice it to return to you with its favorite treats. If you have other birds, bring them out in carriers or flight harnesses and allow them to call for the lost bird.
Check for FOUND birds >>
"I found someone's bird..."
If you have found a wayward bird, examine it for injuries or take it to an avian vet for a medical exam. If you own birds, separate the found bird in a different room until you can bring it to a vet. Quarantine periods typically last for 30 to 45 days. The found bird might be exhausted, so offer it plenty of food and water and give it time to rest. Do what you would hope someone who found your lost bird would do. Post fliers for the lost bird in your local pet stores and take out a classified ad.
Check for LOST birds >>
Lost or found a bird? You can run a free post in BirdChannel.com’s Lost and Found section. See a posting of your bird? No matter what the case, email us here and include the following information. We hope for happy reunions!
Please include the following:
- LOST or FOUND bird
- The DATE the bird went missing or was found
- The CITY and STATE
- ZIP CODE you are in
- NAME of bird (if missing)
- Attach a PICTURE if available (no larger than 300kb)
- The COLOR(S) of your bird
- SEX or SPECIES of bird if known
- an EMAIL and a contact NUMBER
*In the event that your bird goes missing, check out our Lost Bird Flier Tips and create your own online. Check out our tips on what you can do now with our Lost Bird Action Plan. Find out more about how shelters operate and what other resources are avaiable by reading Lost Parrot Pets.
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