Hamilton

34 birds stolen from Ancaster home

Hamilton police are investigating after 34 exotic birds were stolen out of a shed in Ancaster over the weekend.
Hamilton police investigators are searching for more than two dozen stolen birds. (Hamilton police)

Hamilton police are investigating after 34 exotic birds were stolen out of a shed in Ancaster over the weekend.

Police say they were called in just before 11 a.m. on Nov. 12 about a theft from a home in the area of Floresta Court and Oakley Court.

The investigators were told that a shed that had been built for housing exotic birds was broken into sometime between Nov. 7 and Nov. 12.

  • One pair of green singing finches.
  • Two pairs of gold breast finches.
  • A pair of blue/gold finches.
  • A pair of yellow/gold finches.
  • Four green-backed gold finches.
  • 12 forbes tricolour parrot finches, which police say are "rare and harder to acquire).

Police are currently searching for the person responsible.