My little pet bird got out and im trying to catch him but he went in a tree!How can i catch him?
put trail food leading to its and keep calling him
The birds we keep as pets can fly up, but can't fly a rule.
Call and call him while taking note of exactly where he is, what branch and where on that branch.
Take his cage outside where he can see it, leave the door open.
Fill the food and water dish's and also put food on top of his cage.
Hopefully he will be able to fly down. Problem is the outside world is a scary place for a pet bird. Birds have been known to stay in the same tree for up to three days, then they fly off in search of food.
Tell your neighbors what happened and to call you if they see him in their yard or any place out of that tree. Give them your phone number.
Tell them what he looks like and tell the kids, kids notice pets.
You can put a free LOST Ad in your newspaper for your bird and contact your local Human So.
If you get this bird back, have his wings trimmed by a good bird groomer.
MAKE A WANTED POSTER FOR TWEETY
Time is critical when a bird is first lost or stolen. You want to act as quickly as possible, to get the word out and hopefully recover your bird. So BE PREPARED! Gather the information you will need and be ready in case such an event should occur. You will need to inform the unlettered public and help them understand what your bird looks like if it is lost or stolen.
If your bird is stolen by one of the major bird stealing gangs, your best hope is that the customs agents catch them at the border. But, if the bird is merely lost or is stolen by a local snatch and run guy, you can be prepared by designing a flier now.
You need a good picture of the bird that shows its size. A picture of the bird with you or another person helps give size perception. If you plan for your fliers to be x 11 inches, the picture must be smaller to allow for the text.
Some information you may want on your flier is:
A description of your bird with any identifying marks, words the bird speaks and special habits. Or you may want to make a list of these things and keep it with other identifying documents to help in proving that the bird is yours, if found.
How to contact you
Where and when the bird was lost (add later)
Take the finished flier down to a Kinkos, a local printer or someone with a color copier and make one copy to be sure that the picture copies and the text is bold enough. Purchase a cheap picture frame and put your flier under glass, and out of the bright light to avoid fading the picture and print. A linen shelf is a good spot. If and when you do lose your bird, you can add some additional information before getting the actual fliers printed.
There are other items which you may want to have available in case you have to post your fliers. It would not hurt to have a staple gun to staple the four corners to a telephone pole. Another good idea is to have a can of spray shellac for paper (hobby stores have it) and spray the flier after you staple it up. This helps keep the paper from getting wet. You might take along a roll of scotch tape for those places that a staple won't do. The cost of a staple gun is $12 to $15, the shellac is about $4, the picture frame is $3 to $5. When you are in hot pursuit of a pet, you do not feel like you have the time to do it right.
Next, make a list of where the fliers should go. Local pet shops, vets (not just avian because whomever finds the bird may take it to the nearest vet) are a must. Some supermarkets allow fliers. Schools might let you put fliers on the home room bulletin boards for a few days. Some stores and restaurants allow fliers in their windows. Remember to include the local bird clubs, local breeders and the internet mailing lists and bird websites.
Find a map. Using your house as the center, draw a circle with a radius of 10 miles and label it "A". Draw a circle with a radius of 20 miles and label it "B" etc. These are the primary and secondary areas you will search if your bird becomes lost. Next get out the yellow pages and start looking up pet stores and vets in these areas. If you are computer literate, you should enter these into a data base on your computer. The telephone company will have yellow pages for other areas and usually will let you use them in the office. The library has cross reference books. If vets and/or pet stores file papers with the state, there may be a data base there. It might be well to see if there is a salesman who has a regular route to all the pet stores and/or vets and might distribute fliers.
Another thing to do is to find out if there is a local animal control officer. Or is that function covered by the county or state? It is embarrassing to print up a bunch of fliers only to find your little run-away is already in protective custody.
When your bird goes missing, you will want to take your flier to the printer to make the copies. (Note: The lists that you prepared will give you a suggestion of how many to print.) Your map will show you which areas you will deliver in person which you will want to do right away. When you return home at night, you can stuff envelopes with fliers. If you are going to mail some, the printer may have a folding machine. The post office has pre-stamped envelopes. If you have the list on a computer data base, you can print out mailing labels. Anything that will make the job go quicker.
Do yourself a favor and make a wanted poster for your bird. It is hoped that you will never need it, but if you do need it, you will need it fast. And you can have fun doing it.
Put his cage with food and water in it outside near the tree and hope that he will fly back to it. This is why you should have clipped your birds wings.
Put his cage outside near where he went with his fav foods and water in it. He will get hungry and look for something familiar. Also if you have a whistle you do back and forth with him try doing that also. Good luck.
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