Lost Parakeet Found Near AT&T Building in Sebastian

Lost Bird
Lost Bird

UPDATE: Bird has been reunited with owner! A happy ending!

Anyone missing a parakeet? Two people say they found a parakeet on a power line near the new AT&T building on U.S. Highway in Sebastian.

“We saw it on a power line, and I tried to coax it down to me. It flew down to me, and I was able to catch it. It’s obviously domesticated and belongs to somebody,” John Thomas told Sebastian Daily.

Thomas says the bird must have escaped and says it won’t live long in the wild.

“I don’t want this poor bird to die. It’s not exactly a lost dog or cat,” Thomas said.

The bird is being kept in a red bin at the moment.

If this is your bird, please email Sebastian Daily at [email protected], and we’ll put you in touch with the John Thomas.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.