Census Interview: For the Birds?

By KCEN

Published 02/24 2014 01:47PM

Updated 02/24 2014 01:51PM

(KCEN)  An aircraft contractor staying in Waco, Texas recently received an interesting call from the local Census Bureau field office.

The woman on the other end of the phone told Rick Johnson she needed to speak with Crush Johnson.

"I told her that he was not there at the time, and she asked if he lived at this address, and I informed her yes," Rick said. "She said she needed to schedule an interview" for Thursday morning.

The problem? Crush doesn't speak English.

In fact, he doesn't speak so much as squawk.

Crush is a blue and gold macaw.

"I tried to tell her that," said Rick, "but she still had to come out and interview him."

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