Parrot Forum Header Left  
Go Back   Parrot Forum - Parrot Owner's Community > Community > Questions and Answers

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 05-29-2013, 06:34 PM
2 baby Ekkies oct 15th
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Okmulgee, Ok
Thanks: 19
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
dustbunnyrunfree is on a distinguished road
Exclamation Microchipping

I am wondering if there is a microchipping system for birds that allows us to gps them, Let me explain why

Monday as every other day I placed my ekkie out on the porch in his outside cage and was feeding him lunch, I went in to get water and he was gone, that quick, all doors was closed and locked to so I have NO CLUE how he got out, I spent around 7 hrs walking and calling him, but with the wind (we live up stairs) I knew he had to of gotten flight , he may have landed in a field either side of me but he wasn't making a sound if he had,... I was devastated to say the least... Now he was found 2 blocks away , he had been hiding under there house, and came out finally when there grandson went out to pay they brought him to me...

Now if there was somesort of a gps system I would have known for sure where he was within so far...

Is there such a thing and if so can I have a name...
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 05-29-2013, 07:04 PM
Mayden's Avatar
Senior Member
Merlin & Charlie (Senegals)
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: UK.
Thanks: 655
Thanked 1,297 Times in 850 Posts
Mayden is on a distinguished road
Re: Microchipping

Unfortunately not for a gps. The only trackers for birds you can get are the collar like systems that are used on birds such as birds of prey etc.

Would have been so nice to have the peace of mind that you can 'find' them if you need to. So glad you got your baby back!
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Mayden For This Useful Post:
dustbunnyrunfree (05-31-2013)
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 05-30-2013, 12:14 AM
MonicaMc's Avatar
Senior Member
Mitred Conure - Charlie 1994; Cockatiel - Casey 2001; Wild Caught ARN - Sylphie 2013
Join Date: Sep 2012
Thanks: 2,839
Thanked 4,766 Times in 3,019 Posts
MonicaMc is on a distinguished road
Re: Microchipping

I think there are GPS trackers you can place on birds....
Micro GPS Tracking for Small Birds, Great for small Birds GPS tracking needs

However, with a parrots beak, I wouldn't expect them to stay on for very long...
The Earth is not flat and the Sun does not revolve around the Earth. Don't be afraid to question what you learn. In doing so, you may discover a greater truth. ~Mc
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to MonicaMc For This Useful Post:
dustbunnyrunfree (05-31-2013)

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Parrot Forum - Parrot Owner's Community > Community > Questions and Answers

Thread Tools
Display Modes

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Microchipping; yay or nay? EdiferiousRex Questions and Answers 13 10-26-2016 06:27 PM
Do Breeders Get the parrots sexed before sale? Microchipping? Pinkstiletto66 Conures 7 10-11-2011 04:24 PM
Microchipping, banding and DNA I.D. Which is best? Amber Conures 5 06-02-2011 03:36 AM

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.