[LOST] Lost one of our budgies and now the mate is sad - Talk Budgies Forums


User Menu
Forum Home
Budgie Gallery
Budgie FAQ
Site Guidelines
How-To-Guide
Members List
Today's Posts
Log In
Register now!
Search



Advanced Search
Popular Forums
Announcements

Budgie Articles

Budgie Talk

Budgie Pictures

Budgie Videos

Budgie Behavior

Determining Gender

Your Budgie's Health

Taming and Bonding

Budgie Breeding

In Memory

Other Birds

Contests

Chit Chat

Site Information

Talk Network
Talk Budgies
Talk Cockatiels
Talk Parrotlets
Talk Parrots
Sponsored Ads

Go Back   Talk Budgies Forums > Budgie Talk > Lost and Found


Lost and Found Posts about Budgies Lost and Budgies Found. Help reunite budgies with their owners.

Closed Thread
 
Short URL LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 08-08-2016, 06:58 AM
Newbie
 
Profile:katieoddsocks is offline
Budgie Experience Level: Budgie Owner
Join Date: Aug 2016
Posts: 2
Gallery: 0
Karma:
Points: 10
Rep Power: 0
katieoddsocks is on a distinguished road
Default Lost one of our budgies and now the mate is sad

I'm living with my mother temporarily and last month she bought a pair of budgies (male and female) from a local selling page on Facebook. The previous owners had them for about a year and were selling them for being too noisy. The birds seem content with each other, but seemed quite fearful of us humans. We tried our best to communicate with them daily and get them used to us but they didn't trust us enough to stand on our hands or anything like that.

Yesterday my mother took them out into the garden, but it was very windy and the parasol fell onto the cage and knocked it over. Both birds flew out. She managed to catch the female but the male flew off into the trees. He was in sight for a short while and kept chirping back and forth with the female for several hours. We kept the cage out in the garden and filled it with food hoping he'd find his way back, but hours went by and he didn't return and eventually stopped chirping altogether. Our garden backs onto a big forest that is filled with larger birds so I'm afraid the worst has happened.

I just feel very sad for the female. I took her outside this morning and she tried to call him but he doesn't respond anymore. I feel very guilty that these birds were taken from a stable home and within a few weeks we lose one of them. Well, technically my mother did, but for some reason she doesn't really care. She doesn't even want to buy the female a new budgie for company.

I won't be living here for too much longer but is there anything I can do to help the female recover from her loss and feel more comfortable in our home?

Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 08-08-2016, 07:14 AM
Niamhf's Avatar
Niamhf (Niamh)
Member of the Month June 2015
State:
 
Profile:Niamhf is offline
Gender:
Budgie Experience Level: Budgie Owner
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Australia
Posts: 2,510
Gallery: 0
Karma:
Points: 4491
Rep Power: 15
Niamhf has a reputation beyond reputeNiamhf has a reputation beyond reputeNiamhf has a reputation beyond reputeNiamhf has a reputation beyond reputeNiamhf has a reputation beyond reputeNiamhf has a reputation beyond reputeNiamhf has a reputation beyond reputeNiamhf has a reputation beyond reputeNiamhf has a reputation beyond reputeNiamhf has a reputation beyond reputeNiamhf has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I'm so sorry this has happened.
Don't give up though - there have been success stories from similar situations.
Put up flyers and contact schools, pet shops, vet clinics, shelters and ask all the neighbours to keep a look out. He could fly to a human in search of food.
Also put an ad up on gumtree and other appropriate websites and facebook.

I'm really sorry this has happened and I'm hoping for a positive outcome.
__________________

Last edited by Niamhf; 08-10-2016 at 02:11 AM.
  #3  
Old 08-08-2016, 07:19 AM
aluz's Avatar
Exceptional Service Award Recipient
State:
 
Profile:aluz is offline
Gender:
Number of Budgies: 7
Budgie Experience Level: Budgie Enthusiast
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Portugal
Posts: 21,788
Gallery: 0
Karma:
Points: 19619
Rep Power: 55
aluz has a reputation beyond reputealuz has a reputation beyond reputealuz has a reputation beyond reputealuz has a reputation beyond reputealuz has a reputation beyond reputealuz has a reputation beyond reputealuz has a reputation beyond reputealuz has a reputation beyond reputealuz has a reputation beyond reputealuz has a reputation beyond reputealuz has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Hi there and welcome to the forums,

I'm very sorry for the accident which led to your budgie's escape.
It's too soon to give up on the search for your lost budgie, there is still the chance he is alive or has been rescued by someone.
You can look for him, place flyers around your neighbourhood and nearby pet stores/vets advertising your lost budgie. You can also use social media outlets to make this known.

To comfort your female budgie and reduce her stress levels, you can cover the cage on 3 sides (leaving front part uncovered) and have some soothing music on for her.
You can keep her company by sitting close to her cage and talking to her in a calm, positive, encouraging and reassuring way. This is the first step in terms of getting your budgie used to your presence, of making the first connection with her and establishing the foundations of trust.

I'm sending my prayer and best wishes in hopes you will be able to be reunited with your male budgie.
__________________


RIP sweet Tito (Summer 2008 - January 17th 2013).
You are missed and never will be forgotten.
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4  
Old 08-08-2016, 10:06 AM
Newbie
 
Profile:katieoddsocks is offline
Budgie Experience Level: Budgie Owner
Join Date: Aug 2016
Posts: 2
Gallery: 0
Karma:
Points: 10
Rep Power: 0
katieoddsocks is on a distinguished road
Default

Thanks for your advice and support. I'll keep checking Facebook/Twitter etc to see if anyone's spotted it and I'll put some listings up.

I don't want to give up hope but I just have a feeling it's not coming back due to the fact that it didn't get a chance to bond with us and we live in quite an isolated area. But I'll do what I can to increase the chances.
  #5  
Old 08-14-2016, 07:19 PM
StarlingWings's Avatar
Super Moderator // MEMBER OF THE YEAR 2015


 
Profile:StarlingWings is offline
Gender:
Number of Budgies: 1
Budgie Experience Level: Budgie Lover
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 17,449
Gallery: 0
Karma:
Points: 12055
Rep Power: 37
StarlingWings has a reputation beyond reputeStarlingWings has a reputation beyond reputeStarlingWings has a reputation beyond reputeStarlingWings has a reputation beyond reputeStarlingWings has a reputation beyond reputeStarlingWings has a reputation beyond reputeStarlingWings has a reputation beyond reputeStarlingWings has a reputation beyond reputeStarlingWings has a reputation beyond reputeStarlingWings has a reputation beyond reputeStarlingWings has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Hi there and to the forums!

I'm sorry it is under such unfortunate circumstances that you have joined the forums, but we're glad you're here just the same.

I truly hope that your female budgie is reunited with her mate! I'm glad you're doing all you can to find him.

In the meantime, Aluz has given some great advice to keep her calm and help her to get through her grief.

When you get a chance, be sure to read through the forums, as you will find plenty of information that will help you and your mother care for the little female budgie. If you have any questions afterwards, be sure to ask as we'd love to help.

Please keep us posted!
__________________

~StarlingWings~
and Princess Mallorn!
Thank you to Deb for her wonderful Faery magic
  #6  
Old 08-15-2016, 05:34 PM
FaeryBee's Avatar
FaeryBee (Deborah)
Administrator



State:
 
Profile:FaeryBee is offline
Gender:
Number of Budgies: 7
Budgie Experience Level: Budgie Enthusiast
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Florida
Posts: 53,403
Gallery: 0
Karma:
Points: 2575
Rep Power: 35
FaeryBee has a reputation beyond reputeFaeryBee has a reputation beyond reputeFaeryBee has a reputation beyond reputeFaeryBee has a reputation beyond reputeFaeryBee has a reputation beyond reputeFaeryBee has a reputation beyond reputeFaeryBee has a reputation beyond reputeFaeryBee has a reputation beyond reputeFaeryBee has a reputation beyond reputeFaeryBee has a reputation beyond reputeFaeryBee has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Hi! to Talk Budgies

I've moved your thread to the Lost & Found section of the forum.

I'm very sorry for your loss and hope you will be able to relocate the little male. Please let us know how things progress.

You may wish to take the time to read through all of the How To Guides, the FAQs and the stickies located at the top of each section of the forum. It might be a good idea to suggest to your Mom that she join the forum in order to ensure she is aware of the best practices for the care of budgies for their optimal health and well-being.

Most basic questions about budgies and caring for them are answered throughout the forum.

Site Guidelines
How-To Guides
FAQs Frequently Asked Questions
Budgie Articles
https://talkbudgies.com/general-budgi...-stickies.html
https://talkbudgies.com/general-budgi...ng-forums.html
https://talkbudgies.com/general-budgi...e-expense.html
Avian First Aid
Why Quarantine?

https://talkbudgies.com/articles-gene...watch-out.html

https://talkbudgies.com/budgie-breedi...s-new-old.html

https://talkbudgies.com/housing-budgi...age-sizes.html
https://talkbudgies.com/housing-budgi...reat-cage.html
https://talkbudgies.com/general-budgi...directory.html

When you upload pictures as thumbnail attachments directly from your computer, tablet or phone, the forum automatically defaults to landscape.

To upload full-sized pictures with the proper orientation, please use a photo-sharing service such as PhotoBucket and follow the steps in these instructions:
https://talkbudgies.com/how-guides/17...otobucket.html

For gender and/or mutation help - Lighting and Angle DOES matter

By the way, all photos entered in any of our forum contests must be a full-size photo and not a thumbnail attachment so it's good to know how to upload them!

If you have any questions after reading through everything, please be sure to ask!

Glad you decided to join us and looking forward to seeing you around the forums.

__________________

  #7  
Old 08-16-2016, 05:05 AM
Birdigirl's Avatar
Birdigirl (Mary)
Hatchling
 
Profile:Birdigirl is offline
Gender:
Number of Budgies: 6
Budgie Experience Level: Budgie Newbie
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Mayo Ireland
Posts: 228
Gallery: 0
Karma:
Points: 201
Rep Power: 3
Birdigirl has a spectacular auraBirdigirl has a spectacular auraBirdigirl has a spectacular aura
Default

hi and Welcome Im so sorry for your loss and hope thst perhaps somebody has found the
male and he will be reunited with the female again. You just never know what a search can do snd how the strangest unexpected events can just fall into place to bring your male home which I hope will be the outcome in this situation. Hope you find the little guy. You have got some great tips and advice on how to help the female and I cant add to that. I hope everything works out well for your budgies .
Closed Thread



Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:59 PM.



Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright © 2000- 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 2006 - , 2403 Networks LLC. All rights reserved.