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Exotic bird spotted in Calcot





Exotic birds have been spotted in West Berkshire.

Reports of exotic bird sightings have been made in Calcot and other areas in and around Reading.

Flocks of green ring-necked parakeets, a species native to Asia and Africa, have been spotted feeding in people’s gardens.

The ring-necked parakeet is native to Asia and Africa. Stock image
The ring-necked parakeet is native to Asia and Africa. Stock image

“Over the last few months, we've had parakeets coming into our garden and feeding as well,” said Calcot resident, Colin Mcmurray.

Have you spotted any of these exotic delights? Send your photos to newsdesk@newburynews.co.uk

Recognisable by their distinctive bright green colour and noisy scream, the domestic pets escaped into the wild and have become a common sight in London and the South East since the late 1990s.



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