HUDDERSFIELD people still have their eyes on the kookaburra birdie.
After being spotted numerous times over the last year, one of the exotic Australian birds was captured in Armitage Bridge last week.
But doubts then quickly surfaced that it had been the only one on the loose.
The Examiner reported on Tuesday that a kookaburra had been seen twice - in Birkby and Honley.
Now a keen bird watcher has spotted it again - this time between Milnsbridge and Crosland Moor.
Linda Fuller, 50, of Bolster Moor, was driving up Park Road West off Manchester Road when she spotted the kookaburra in a tree at 9.45am yesterday.
She said: "I've travelled all over the world bird watching, but never seen a kookaburra before.
"It was an amazing sight and I only wish I'd had my camera handy and could have stopped to take a photograph.
"I'm really pleased to have seen it. This is another one to add to my list."
The bird that was caught was captured in a derelict mill a week last Tuesday by RSPCA officer Kevin Haldenby, helped by three crew members of the popular TV drama Where The Heart Is.
There were then two further sightings of kookaburras - one in Birkby and another in Honley.
Now the latest sighting has confirmed that at least one other kookaburra must be on the loose - 12,000 miles from its native Australia.