FONTANA (CBSLA) — Fontana Police Chief Billy Green flew into action to help a parrot that darted into his office to escape a hungry hawk.
The little chartreuse parrot – appropriately named Verde, which means green in Spanish – flew into the police chief’s office while being chased by a large, vicious hawk. Green, the human, chased off the hawk and protected Verde.READ MORE: Lady Gaga's Dogwalker Shot, Wounded In Hollywood; 2 French Bulldogs Stolen
Fontana Police said neither of the birds were harmed.READ MORE: Chaos After Man Shot, Wounded During Argument Inside Gardena Target Store
The department placed Verde in its missing pets system, and soon Verde’s owners came calling.MORE NEWS: What A Dummy: Driver Busted In Baldwin Park Carpool Lane With Elaborately Detailed Mannequin In Passenger Seat
Verde is now home safe, thanks to the human who shares his name.