Naga Munchetty pleads for help after upsetting discovery at home – fans react

The BBC Breakfast star posted on Instagram

Naga Munchetty took to Instagram on Wednesday to make a desperate plea to her fans.

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The BBC Breakfast star was quickly inundated with support as she revealed she had made a worrying discovery inside her home.

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"Helpful suggestions to help this little one please?”"the 47-year-old wrote alongside a snapshot of a small brown bird resting inside a box. "I came home to see it on its back in the house.

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"Set it free in garden but is obviously weak and was only going to be caught again. Have provided water and seeds and a box to rest in. What next? X."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Naga (@tvnaga)

Naga took to Instagram to ask fans for help

Her followers had plenty of advice for the TV host. "If we found any birds that had been caught by a cat we'd put it in a shoebox with warm bedding and a lid and let it de-stress in the dark and quiet," one revealed. "They'd often be fine and fly away after a rest."

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A second shared: "Looks like a young female blackbird. Possibly a cat has had her. I would leave her in a quiet place and comfortable as they can have a bit of shock. She should be OK in about 24 hours but if not, try your local wildlife sanctuary/rspb."

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"It is stressed," advised a third. "Cover the box with a light cloth for a period of time to allow the bird to calm down. After a while when you lift the cloth it will hopefully fly away!"

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A large number of people suggested that Naga get in touch with her local wildlife rescue centre – and she later had some good news for her followers.

Naga found the little bird inside her home

In a later post, Naga confirmed the bird was in good hands. "Update: she's been taken to a rescue centre and it's thought she'll be fine. Phew! X," she shared.

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