Thamesmead's most-loved feathered friend stopped by KFC this afternoon to enjoy an al fresco feast.

Affectionately named Hannibal for his cannibalistic tendencies, the chicken-loving heron has paid a number of flying visits to the restaurant chain.

The peckish bird was seen perched on the roof of KFC just last month.

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In March last year, a group of herons were seen using the zebra crossing to head in the direction of the fast food restaurant in Cannon Retail Park.

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Craig James Wiltshire spotted the plucky fast food fiend this time and videoed him tucking into a takeaway.