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Cockatiel Rescue: About Us

Avian Rescue (ARC) is a non-profit, public benefit corporation committed to helping save the lives of all birds, one branch is known as Cockatiel Rescue (CR) and is devoted to saving and preserving those colorful, and talkative Cockatiels. ARC has 501(c)(3) IRS tax exempt status, if you would consider donating time, materials, or money. ARC is an approved participant in the United Way of the Bay Area Campaign, the California State Employee's Charitable Campaign, and the Combined Federal Campaign. Our main ARC web page has a PayPal link for donations. This web page is dedicated to CR with its  home base in California. CR is loosely affiliated with over 300 rescue groups throughout the US (see a list on our web page here) and works closely with local animal shelters in the western US to provide a safe haven for Cockatiels that have become lost from their homes, or need relocation until safe and suitable homes can be established.

The listings below have been taken from call-ins, emails and various other lost and found sites. The date and/or description of the cockatiel may not be totally accurate, therefore if it could be yours, please call or email the individual shown and ask about the tiel.

Due to the automatic closing after 7 days of the opening of a listing on Craigslist, our lists do not include Craigslist addresses, HOWEVER you should check your local Craigslist for any current listing.

To check on our Cockatiels, visit our Aviary website at CR Aviary

Lost & Looking for Their Home: If it sounds like yours, please call the number/email shown.

  1. Northville, MI. "Dutchy" White faced grey and white cockatiel. REWARD. Cat calls. (248)374-1902 01-18-2018
  2. Bangladesh, Dhaka, Mirpur, INDIA. "Chu" Lutino cockatiel with orange cheeks. Responds to name. Call: +8801914007556, or +8801966082098 01-16-2018
  3. Austin, TX. Yellow and white cockatiel. (512)709-0828 01-14-2018
  4. Perth, AUSTRALIA, WA. "Ziggy" Cinnamon cockatiel with yellow face and orange cheeks. “Wolf whistles”, says “good girl”. Call 0426798071 12-29-2017
  5. Vesta, GA. "Louie" Yellow and pearl grey Cockatiel with yellow head and orange cheeks. REWARD. (678)614-4179 12-28-2017
  6. La Crosse, WI. "Corky" No description given. (608)461-2782 12-22-2017
  7. San Jose, CA. "Maggie" Grey normal cockatiel with yellow face and orange cheeks, REWARD. Responds to name, whistles, talks. (408)728-5788 12-15-2017
  8. Magalia, CA. "Billie" Grey normal cockatiel with yellow face and orange cheeks. (530)514-2407, (530)327-7130 12-10-2017
  9. Portage, IN. Cinnamon PIED cockatiel. REWARD. (219)677-2812 12-10-2017
  10. Raleigh, NC. "Sunny" Yellow cockatiel with orange cheeks. REWARD. (919)795-5339 12-03-2017
  11. Novato, CA. Female PEARLY-PIED cockatiel. REWARD. (415)690-3402, (415)532-5602 11-26-2017
  12. Lady Lake, FL. 6 cockatiels, no descriptions given. Wearing leg bands with “LEXA”. REWARD. (352)396-2081 11-01-2017
  13. Schaumberg, IL. Cinnamon grey cockatiel with yellow face and orange cheeks. Whistles. (630)335-9623 10-30-2017
  14. Portland, OR. "El" Grey normal cockatiel with yellow face and orange cheeks. Whistles. (503)331-0760 10-23-2017
  15. Mahomet, IL. "Cloud" Grey normal cockatiel. REWARD. Knows “step up” command. (617)697-2418 10-05-2017
  16. Palo Alto, CA. "Machi" Yellow (Lutino) cockatiel with red cheeks. REWARD. Responds to whistling and name. Whistles. (650)321-5860 09-30-2017
  17. Mt View, CA. "Whitley" Yellow female PEARL cockatiel. REWARD. (831)428-2068 09-26-2017
  18. Phoenix, AZ. Grey cockatiel with yellow head and orange cheeks. REWARD. (858)736-1154 09-24-2017
  19. Boynton Beach, FL. "Sweet Pie" Grey mutation (mostly yellow) cockatiel. Chirps and sings. REWARD. (786)707-9897 09-20-2017
  20. Parkland, FL. "Pikachu" Female grey normal cockatiel with almost no yellow on face, light orange cheeks, 2 spots on back of head. (954)770-4797 08-21-2017

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Found & Looking for a Home: Please call number/email shown for information.

  1. Niles, IL. No description given. Email: 01-10-2018
  2. San Benito, TX. Grey normal cockatiel with some extra white on tail and wings. (956)361-7276 12-09-2017
  3. Santa Barbara, CA. Grey normal cockatiel with yellow face and orange cheeks. Email 11-26-2017
  4. Newtown, PA. Grey normal cockatiel. (215)422-2045 10-03-2017
  5. Montello, WI. Exotic Tropical BIRD. (414)333-7652 10-02-2017
  6. Austin, TX. Pied cockatiel. A Parront’s Love Small Bird Rescue, (512)838-3876 09-30-2017
  7. Corona, CA. White faced grey cockatiel. (909)530-9516 08-26-2017
  8. Sea Cliff (near Tappen Beach), NY. Female grey normal cockatiel with light orange cheeks. Taken to Brookville Animal Hospital, (516)674-3322 08-21-2017
  9. Spring, TX. Female grey normal cockatiel. (214)773-9767 07-24-2017
  10. Los Angeles (Marina Del Rey), CA. Yellow faced cockatiel. (248)229-5791 06-24-2017
  11. Belen, NM. Dark Gray Cockatiel. (505)850-4726 06-11-2017
  12. Mukilteo, WA. Cockatiel, no description given. Contact Mukilteo Police Department, (425)263-8100 (business hours are 9am-4:30pm) 05-22-2017
  13. Silver Spring, MD. Mostly grey cockatiel with yellow head and orange cheeks. (301)312-4915 05-03-2017
  14. Concord, CA. Cockatiel, call ARC and describe. NOT grey normal. (925)686-2350 05-01-2017
  15. El Cajon, CA. Yellow, white and grey PIED cockatiel with grey wings and grey back. Yellow and grey face with light orange cheeks. Whistles. (619)633-9378 02-15-2017
  16. North Miami, FL. White faced light grey and white cockatiel. (954)304-7556 text only 11-03-2016
  17. Ft. Myers, FL. Grey normal cockatiel with yellow face and orange cheeks. (954)304-7556 text onl 10-25-2016
  18. Antioch, CA. Cockatiel, no description given. (925)428-7802 10-14-2016
  19. Oak Creek, WI. Grey normal cockatiel. (815)762-9419 10-07-2016
  20. Charlotte, NC. PIED cockatiel with yellow head, grey wings with yellow power feathers, yellow tail, orange cheeks. Leg band. (704)957-0274 09-16-2016

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Please call (925)686-2350 if you have any update information, have lost a Cockatiel and would like it listed, or happen to be looking for the owner of a bird that may have adopted you.