THE RSPCA is appealing for the owner of a parakeet found in Swansea to come forward.

The yellow-fronted parakeet (also known as a ‘kakariki’), was found at Cadle Crescent, Portmead yesterday [22 April] by a member of the public who notified the RSPCA.

parakeet swansea AprilRSPCA animal welfare officer Paula Milton said: “The parakeet was loose outside. It is a friendly bird who will sit on your finger.

“The parakeet is likely to be an escaped pet, so we are appealing for information to try and track them down.”

Posters have been put up in the area.

Anyone who may have information about this bird should contact the RSPCA inspectorate appeal line on 0300 123 8018.

If you would like to help the RSPCA, you can give £3 now by texting HELP to 78866 (text costs £3 + one standard network rate message).