Woman’s plea to find missing pet parrot last seen in North East Derbyshire

A woman has issued a desperate plea to help find a missing baby parrot last seen in North East Derbyshire.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 10:08 am

Katharine Longden is asking everyone in the Eckington area to keep their eyes peeled for her much-loved pet after he went missing on Wednesday night.

Otto, described as bright green in colour with blue and red under his wings and a bright orange beak, was last seen in the Marsh Lane and Bramley Moor Lane areas and concerns are growing for his welfare.

Posting on Facebook, Katharine said: “Please help us to find Otto. He's a much loved parott, mainly bright green with blue and red under his wings and a bright orange beak. He will squawk loudly when hearing his name.

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Missing parrot Otto was last seen in the Eckington area
Missing parrot Otto was last seen in the Eckington area

“We’re so worried about him as he's only a baby and won't survive long on his own in this cold weather especially.

In a later update, she added: “No more sightings of Otto, he was seen near birhill woods around 1pm and then Marsh Lane and Bramley Moor Lane at around 4pm. There was a guy who saw him when he went out with his german shepherd and I have seen a pic of it and it was definitely Otto.

"Please please, if you hear some squawking in night it may be him please don't dismiss it, my phone is on and I will be out looking for him again first thing.

"Thank you to all that have shared the post and been out looking for him themselves, we really do appreciate it. Find your way back home otto.”

Anyone who spots the young bird is asked to call either 07541212337 or 07902155116.

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