In the Media

The prisoner who did too much bird

PUBLISHED July 15, 2004

A prisoner has been punished for disobeying a [base "]lawful order[per thou] after three budgerigars and six budgie eggs were found during a search of his cell.

The man was doing his [base "]bird[per thou] at Albany jail on the Isle of Wight when he broke a prison rule that offenders are allowed to keep only two budgies in cages in their cells.