I was just notified by my mother that one of her friends recently lost her bird, Rambo. She asked me to post it on tumblr, so I am. We live in New York, and it is frigid cold here in winter. It’s supposed to go down to 10 degrees tonight. Please signal boost this to help.
There is a $900 reward if he is found.
Rambo the African Gray Parrot went missing last week on Sand Creek road in Albany, New York.
Parrots are weird birds to find when they go missing because they can mimic phrases. Rambo is known to say his name (”Rambo”), make a very distinctive squeaky toy sound and say several variations of the phrase “step up.” (”C’mon, step up” and “Step up, Rambo”)
He is believed to still be in the area because someone claims to have heard the squeaky toy sounds and ”step up” last night while in the area.
Most likely, if he is found, he will be perched in a tree, but may be seen flying or walking around.
If you see this bird in the upstate New York area, please send me an ask or contact Sue at 518-331-2445 with the following information:
Location you found him
Time of day you found him
State of bird (Alive, dead)
If alive, state current behavior to the best of your ability
IF YOU SEE RAMBO:
Do not try to pick the bird up if you see him. Grays often bite total strangers trying to handle them, especially when distressed.
Do not approach Rambo or he will fly away.
Do not call the police, fire department, animal control etc unless instructed to do so by Sue
The ruins of a burial vault in Vale Cemetery (Schenectady, New York). This old cemetery has an unfortunate history of vandalism. In the 1980s, this particular crypt was broken into and the bodies inside desecrated.