The lost and found parrot register does it again!

Find out how a parrot was reunited with its owner after it was added to the Lost and Found Register

A parrot owner recently lost his bird and contacted the Lost and Found Register UK with his bird’s ring number and details.

The owner was given advice on what to do next to increase the chances of his bird being found. This included putting up posters in vets and shops.

In the meantime the bird's details were added to the Lost and Found Register. An edited version of this is displayed on various websites, including Parrots Magazine and The Parrot Society.

The bird was found by a member of the public who thankfully took it to a vet. The vet contacted the Lost and Found Register UK with the bird's ring number, which was cross referenced against the register.

As a result the bird and owner were reunited within 24 hours!

Ringing your bird provides a form of identification should it be lost or stolen, saving you additional stress.

In this case there was a happy ending to what could have been a distressing story.

To add a lost/found/stolen bird contact John Hayward, who runs the Lost & Found Register UK, on 01869 325699 or jh@ntr.supanet.com. Or contact ExoticDirect (if your bird is insured with ExoticDirect) on 0345 982 5505 or enquiries@exoticdirect.co.uk.

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You can learn more about parrot safety and ownership with our articles on bird security, burglary and 12 points you should know about parrots.