Exotic bird found in Palos Park

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An exotic bird found Monday afternoon in the southwest suburbs. | Palos Park police

Police are looking for the owner of a large, colorful exotic bird that was found Monday afternoon in southwest suburban Palos Park.

The flamboyant fowl was spotted “acting suspicious” in the 7900 block of Palos Avenue, according to Palos Park Police Chief Joe Miller.

A Palos Park police officer captures an exotic bird found unattended Monday afternoon in the 7900 block of Palos Avenue. | Palos Park police

A Palos Park police officer captures an exotic bird found unattended Monday afternoon in the 7900 block of Palos Avenue. | Palos Park police

“Day shifts officers placed the bird into custody without incident,” Miller said. It was taken to a shelter for evaluation.

Anyone with information should call (708) 671-3771.


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