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Lost and Found Referral Service

Lost and Found Referral Service is a Community Service provided by SBBS. If you lose or find a feathered creature, contact SBBS at and provide as much information as possible. We will post your information on the web page below, and will announce at the meetings.

Lost / Stolen Birds

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LOST African Grey - Torrance - July 10, 2016


  • Breed: African Grey (Congo)
  • Name of Bird: Kookey
  • Age: 8 Yrs old
  • Sex: Male
  • Date Lost: 7/10/2016 - Torrance (Oakwater St & Sepulveda Blvd)
  • Microhip ID #040373782
  • Please call if seen or found 866-699-3463

LOST Sun Conure - Wrigley Area - July 5, 2016


  • Breed: Sun Conure
  • Name of Bird: Rainbow
  • Leg Band ID: #758
  • Date Lost: 7/05/2016 - Wrigley Area
  • Rainbow loves tortillas and that may help to catch him.
  • Reward given if found
  • Please call or text Susan Lopez with any information 562-235-8724

LOST Rose Breasted Cockatoo - Westchester - July 15, 2015


  • Breed: Rose Breasted Cockatoo
  • Sex: Female
  • Name of Bird: Dorit
  • Date Lost: 7/15/2015, Westchester, CA
  • Last seen: 7/24/2015, corner of Lincoln Blvd. and 83rd St.
  • Reward for safe return
  • Please report any sightings to 310-428-2307 or 310-663-7018

LOST Jenday Conure - Torrance - April 6, 2015


  • Breed: Jenday Conure
  • Color: Body is orange/yellow and her wings are mostly green with a little bit of blue in them
  • Sex: Female
  • Name of Bird: Picky-Chan
  • Date Lost: 4/06/2015
  • Last seen: Torrance, 90501
  • She can say her name, "Picky-Chan" and she has a silver band on her left foot.
  • Cash Reward if found
  • Contact Yuna at 310-218-2219

LOST Indian Ringneck Parrot - Marina Del Rey - August 18, 2014


  • Breed: Indian Ringneck Parrot
  • Color: Blue
  • Sex: Male
  • Name of Bird: Zazu
  • Date Lost: 8/18/2014
  • Last seen: Marina Del Rey
  • About the size of a large cockatiel
  • Tame, but has never been outdoors
  • Has full feathers/wings
  • May perch on your hand or shoulder
  • Reward if found
  • You can also try to lure him with some apple or capture him gently with a towel or blanket.
  • If you are able to catch him, please call immediately or bring to VCA Wilshire, 2421 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA.
  • If seen, please call 310-497-9822 or 310-828-4587

LOST Goffin Cockatoo - Santa Monica - April 23, 2014

  • Breed: Goffin Cockatoo
  • Name of Bird: "MAC" after a Marine Corps buddy who was Killed In Action (KIA) during Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Date Lost: 4/23/14
  • Lost From: in Santa Monica near Washington & 20th Streets
  • Last seen: 1 block North, along Idaho Avenue, between 19th Street and 24th Street.
  • Description: Parrot. Small in size, only about 10 inches tall.
  • Coloring: White with Salmon colored cheeks and head under-feathers.
  • Demeanor: It has come to people before, when called, often to either their shoulder or their feet.
  • Even if only seen, PLEASE contact with a location and description such as "in front of 938 20th Street in a short Fir tree, or Tall Palm Tree...etc.
  • Is a companion to a disabled Vet. I wear a cervical collar, have a Spinal Cord Stimulator, and use a walker.
  • MAC was learning to YELL Help when I fall. She makes a bit of Car Alarm sounds or Police Siren sounds AT TIMES.
  • She was discovered to be able to detect, from preening me, when one of my pain medications was to high, as it would cause my sweat to have a bitterness that she didn't like and would peck lightly at me.
  • Contact: Peter Kurt - capilot23@gmail.com

LOST Cockatiel - Hollywood - February 6, 2014

  • Breed: Cockatiel
  • Name of Bird: Tiki
  • Date Lost: 2/06/14
  • Last seen: Sunset/Edgemont close to Hollywood Blvd
  • There is a reward for his safe return home
  • Contact Phone: Noemi (323) 572-5135

LOST African Grey - North Redondo Beach - February 3, 2014


  • Breed: African Grey
  • Color: Gray with Red Tail Feathers
  • Name of Bird: Benjamin
  • Date Lost: 2/03/14
  • Last seen: Near the intersection of Manhattan Beach Blvd and Vail Ave in Redondo Beach
  • Contact Phone: Dr. Terisa Micco at (703)307-8350 or (310)265-9511 with any info

LOST Indian Ring Neck - El Camino Village - October 30, 2013


  • Breed: Indian Ring Neck
  • Color: Light Blue with black-tipped red-orange beak
  • Name of Bird: Cee Cee
  • Date Lost: 10/30/13
  • Last seen: Flew away from 15500 block of Cordary Ave, El Camino Village (North of Alondra Park)
  • Demeanor: Friendly, makes fire alarm noise and monkey noise
  • Reward offered
  • Contact Phone: 310-469-1068, 310-701-9374, or 801-691-8628

LOST Cockatiel - Mar Vista - August 5, 2013


  • Breed: Cockatiel
  • Color: Gray and white body and wings, yellow head and crest, orange cheeks, long grey tail
  • Name of Bird: Guilermino or Giji
  • Date Lost: 8/05/13 @ 6:00PM
  • Last seen: Flew away from Glencoe Avenue and Victoria
  • Demeanor: Very friendly, answers to name and and whistles
  • $500 Reward offered
  • Contact Email: uheise@outlook.com
  • Contact Phone: 415-425-9174

LOST Cockatiel - Hollywood - April 26, 2013


  • Breed: Cockatiel
  • Color: Pearled gray, white/yellow wings, orange cheeks and yellow around head
  • Name of Bird: Kiki
  • Date Lost: 4/26/13
  • Last seen: Canyon Drive, taking off towards Hollyridge Drive, Beachwood Canyon
  • Sex: F
  • Demeanor: She is tame and sociable and will come to people
  • Reward offered
  • Contact Name: Carolin Wild
  • Contact Phone: 310-780-8246

Found Birds

FOUND Congo African Grey - Santa Monica, CA

Congo African Grey

A beautiful Congo African Grey has been found in the Santa Monica area. This beautiful bird looks well cared for
and is hoping to be reunited with loved ones. There is no band to tell if male or female. The person who found it will
be taking it to the vet to check for a microchip. The bird had some amazing characteristics and songs. Correct owner
will be able to share those. The bird is being well cared for in a bird-friendly home. Please spread the word.

 

FOUND Parrot - June 22, 2015 - Signal Hill, CA

  • Location: Corner of Stanley Ave and 21st St in Signal Hill, CA
  • Email description including color, sex and breed to arrange owner pick up
  • Email Contact: Chloeislost "at" hotmail.com or contact Long Beach ASPCA

FOUND Gray and White Cockatiel - May 13, 2015 - Miracle Mile area of LA, CA

Gray & White Cockatiel Gray & White Cockatiel
  • Email Contact: soelfe "at" yahoo.com

FOUND Timneh African Grey - October 20, 2014 - Gardena, CA

  • Micro-chipped and banded
  • Does speak particular phrases
  • Call to identify
  • Call: POINT VICENTE ANIMAL HOSPITAL - (310) 265-9511
  • Or Call: DR. TERESA MICCO - (703) 307-8350

FOUND Green Cheek Conure - Sunday, July 13, 2014 - North Torrance CA

  • Found near the corner of 167th St. & Crenshaw Blvd.
  • Email schifer@rocketmail.com
  • Or call: 310-913-1192
  • Describe bird for recovery

FOUND Budgie - Monday, March 25, 2013 - Redondo Beach CA

  • Found at Space Park, Redondo Beach
  • Sweet, friendly little budgie found at Marine and Simon Ramo Drive
  • Email april.h@me.com
  • Describe bird for recovery




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