A member of public stumbled upon the bird, and held it in a garage until inspectors were able to collect it.
Pet owners across the UK are putting pom-poms on pooches and capes on kittens in celebration of all creatures great and small.
Sand lizards were once common on dunes and heathland, but became endangered as a result of the gradual destruction of their habitats.
A kitten has had a lucky escape after getting stuck in the engine of a car in Barry.
The female, estimated to be 7-8 weeks old, had to be rescued by South Wales Fire Service after she was discovered in a Peugeot.
Staff at RSPCA Cymru are now trying to trace her owners.
Inspector Danielle Baber said: ”Kittens are curious by nature but luckily this cheeky creature’s adventure didn’t result in any harm coming to her.
"She is a very vocal little cat, with lots of personality, but sadly she isn’t microchipped or wearing ID so we have no idea where she came from. If anyone in the Barry area is missing a black kitten, I would urge them to contact us immediately.”
Anyone who thinks they know who this kitten belongs to is asked to contact the inspector’s information line on 0300 123 8018.
Mountain rescue teams saved a Jack Russell terrier that was stuck on a ledge in Snowdonia. Ogwen Valley mountain rescue team joined police and an RAF rescue helicopter after fears that a walker may have fallen too.
The dog was found on broken cliffs at Cwm Cywion. Four members of the Ogwen team climbed the steep terrain to rescue the dog. The black and white terrier had to be tucked into a rescuer's jacket before the pair were lowered to safety. At the moment they're unaware of who owns it.
A dog named Chance has been reunited with his owner - ten years after he went missing.
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier - then aged three - vanished from the family's garden in Barry back in 2004.
Now approaching 13 years old, he has been found 20 miles away in Newport.
ITV News went to meet the newly-reunited family.
The owner of a dog found travelling alone on a train in Swansea is being sought by staff at RSPCA Cymru.
The sandy-coloured Chihuahua was discovered in a carry case by a guard on the Arriva Trains service from Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen yesterday afternoon.
RSPCA workers believe the dog to be elderly, but otherwise healthy.
Inspector Nic De Celis said: “There could be someone out there who is missing this dog and is frantic with worry and we’d really like to reunite them with their pet. But at the moment the reason why this dog was left alone on the train is a complete mystery.
“We are keen to speak to anyone who has any information, whether they noticed the dog while travelling on the train or if they know of someone who is missing a Chihuahua”.
Anyone with information is asked to call 0300 123 8018.
A student reunited with his Staffordshire Bull Terrier after ten years apart has told ITV News he has no idea what happened to his pet during that time.
Sion Cox, who was 12 when Chance went missing, said: "We don't really have any idea. He seems calm... I don't think he's been fighting or anything!"
Mr Cox picked Chance up last Thursday after a kennel traced him back to the family through his microchip.
Incredibly, Chance was due to be put down one day later.
Poignantly, Mr Cox - now 21 - added: "He's not in the best of shapes now. Basically we just want to give him the best life we can. Feed him, take him out for walks, play... and just see how long he goes for.
"He's nearly 13, so he's an old man now."
A university student has described how it feels to be reunited with his beloved dog Chance after ten years apart.
The Staffordshire Bull Terrier went missing when Sion Cox was just 12 years old.
A much-loved pet has been reunited with its owners after going missing for a decade.
Chance the Staffordshire Bull Terrier disappeared from his family's home in Barry in May 2004.
Distraught owner Sion Cox, who was just 12 years old when his beloved pet went missing, spent months searching the local area and handing out leaflets - to no avail.
Fast-forward ten years and Mr Cox, now 21, received a phone call out of the blue to say Chance had been found wandering the streets of Newport.
Staff at Bridgend Dogs Home say they've been inundated with offers of a new home for Sally - the nine-stone pooch. ITV News featured Sally last week as she went on a diet. Today potential owners will bring their own dogs to meet Sally and see if they get on.