An Emu was detained by Devon and Cornwall Police this morning after someone noticed it walking down St Georges Road in Barnstaple.
It tried to get into houses on the street. One man said living there said he 'couldn't believe his eyes.'
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Statistics show month of March to be sunnier than average despite a very windy and wintry period of weather in last 24 hours.
Strong winds have been wreaking havoc across our region, affecting roads, trains and ferries and disrupting journeys to work.
As we leave winter behind and re-discover daffodils and longer days, we showcase your shots of West Country spring.