high park peacock

High Park peacock mysteriously disappears (again)

The elusive High Park peacock has disappeared. After days of sightings in the Roncesvalles area and failed capture attempts, the bird has flown (or, more accurately, strutted) under the radar, causing Animal Control to speculate that it might have returned to High Park.

Is it possible that we'll never hear from the bird again? It's unlikely, but I doubt many thought it would be able to evade capture for as long as it's had. If it's back at High Park, there are plenty of dense bits of forest in the park that would provide cover, allowing the colourful creature to remain on the loose.

Animal Control has asked that the public contact them if the bird is sighted again, and are apparently watching Twitter closely for new sightings. For now, however, the trail has gone dry. Well done, peacock. Well done.

Photo by Jeremy Gilbert in the blogTO Flickr pool.


Latest Videos



Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

Group of students in Toronto are trying to collect sleeping bags for people in need

26 coworkers in Ontario just won the lottery together

10 notable businesses that closed in Toronto last month

21-year-old Brampton TikTok star Megha Thakur dies 'suddenly and unexpectedly'

Toronto is excited about getting a new beach but not what it needs to give up to get it

Toronto is getting a new Dollarama just steps away from another Dollarama

Strong storm to batter Toronto and Southern Ontario with extreme wind speeds

10 ways Toronto could make cycling safer if it gave a damn