Help me catch owl

An owl rescue centre has appealed for Londoners to help catch a tame owl, after it was photographed perching on the heads of passers-by near Blackfriars Bridge.

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Friendly owl: your comments

'Twit Twooo', also known as 'Hooter' perches on Andrea Boatswain's head Credit: Andrea Boatswain

Our story on Twit Twooo the owl has prompted comments on our Facebook page.

Martin Veart says: "Is it delivering a letter from Hogwarts?"

Michael Jones says:"My old friend is back on the bridge. I called it Hooter ... Being homeless you see more than anyone ... and if you hold your hand out with meal worms you can feed him. Seeing this has made my day, thanks ITV London. PS: He loves mice as well, his mum is around as well"


Have you lost your owl?

Dubbed 'TwitTwoooo', the owl caused a stir on the South Bank Credit: Andrea Boatswain

An ITV London viewer is appealing for the owner of an owl to come forward, after it landed on her head as she walked near Blackfriars Bridge.

Andrea Boatswain said the barn owl was tagged, and believes it is owned by someone who lives nearby.

He appeared tame and calmly sat on the heads and arms of passers-by Credit: Andrea Boatswain

She emailed us to say: "He was last seen on roof of building works in Marigold Alley, SE1 opposite the flats. I walked him on my head around there. Blackfriars Bridge just past the pub at side of bridge facing the river. He may belong to someone living in those flats. He was tagged. Very friendly."

The owl appears to be attracted to people's furry hats - perhaps mistaking them for food! Credit: Andrea Boatswain
If you have lost your owl, please get in contact and let us know. Credit: Andrea Boatswain
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