Fred Bird is no ordinary bird. He's a car-crushing parrot.

Fred, who has been seen in monster truck and family pet shows around the country, will be in Salt Lake City May 17-18 to entertain at the Wasatch Avian Education Society's Caged Bird Show at the State Fairpark Grand Building.Fred loves to ride his specially modified Clodbuster trucks and Nikko jeeps in a funny and entertaining car crushing race.

The Wasatch Avian Education Society is a nonprofit organization committed to the better care and treatment of captive birds. In addition to the entertainment, the bird show will also feature competitions and vendors.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for students or a family pass for $10. Children under 8 are free.