Sometimes our resident birds just know best. This certainly holds true for Claude and Jasper. When Wendy from Boise was looking to add an African Grey to her flock she had an immediate connection with shy Claude, a long term resident here at The Gabriel Foundation. Jasper the Goffin's Cockatoo had his own plans, and he wasn't about to let her get away without him as well. 7 months later Wendy reports that both birds have settled in well and that Jasper has readjusted the entire household's bedtime to better suit his needs! Claude is a family favorite and has amazed everyone with his mimicry of different voices and random sounds. An adoption success!
We're so happy that this Orange Winged Amazon had the fabulous luck to be found and respond to the Buss's. They provided the bird a tempting dish of food. We hope the bird was able to be reunited with its owners.
Companion parrots are often microchipped and this incident illustrates why it is so important. Some birds have leg bands while others bands have been removed due to possible injury to the bird. It is difficult to trace a band to the bird's owner by the band number. Hopefully other bird owners will see the benefit of microchipping their bird. 911parrotalert is a national and international database that posts lost and found birds. ... See MoreSee Less
Spotted in Overland Park: A parrot. That's right. A parrot
Reader Matthew Buss and his wife encountered an unusual sight in the trees near the intersection of Linden and 97th Street in Overland Park this morning: A parrot. Buss said the parrot “actually cam...