Escaped parrot lands on Australian reporter

SOUTHPORT, AUSTRALIA: A television reporter on Australia’s Gold Coast screamed out in surprise when an escaped parrot named Lola landed on her shoulder just as she was about to report live on camera.

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Panicked journalist Brittney Kleyn tried to shoo the parrot away but needed the help of her cameraman, who captured the moment on film.

Lola, a South American sun conure, had flown away from her home the day before. She was reunited with her owner, Michelle Mills, after people spotted the bird on television.

“Yeah, I went out and did a big letter box drop and a lot of people rang me and said, ‘We’ve seen your bird on the news,'” Mills told Kleyn, who delivered the parrot to her after she contacted Network Nine News.

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Escaped parrot lands on Australian reporter

by Reuters