Peacocks on the loose in back gardens

Residents used to spotting the odd bird coming into their garden have been given a bit of a shock after a spate of peacock sightings in Ottery.

One resident caught a snap of ‘Norma’, after she escaped her owners and got into a back garden in North Street on Sunday.

She was caught soon after, but there have been reports of other sightings across the town of the unusual bird.

If you have seen any peacocks in Ottery or have taken some pictures, email

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