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Bird Hoarding

Homeowner David Skebedis displays one of his birds, a conure. (Credit: Suzanne LeMignot/CBS 2)

Birds Owned By Aurora Hoarder Up For Adoption

A Chicago area bird organization that took in hundreds of birds that were allegedly being inadequately cared for by their owner plans to put the birds up for adoption.

11/07/2012

David Skeberdis, 57, checks a cage of birds he removed from his house in Aurora. Officials estimated there are 300 birds inside his home, which has been declared a nuisance due to high mold levels from the bird feces and piles of trash inside. (Credit: CBS)

Aurora Bird Hoarder Charged With Misdemeanor Offense

The Class-B misdemeanor of “companion animal hoarding” carries a potential jail sentence of up to six months and $1,500 in fines, Aurora officials say.

11/06/2012