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Pictured: Peacock 'home on the farm' after Belfast motorway strut

Published 12/09/2016

A peacock has been spotted on the Broadway onslip in Belfast
A peacock has been spotted on the Broadway onslip in Belfast

The peacock that caused lunchtime disruption in Belfast has been returned back to the farm.

The bird was spotted on the Broadway onslip at the M1 motorway on Monday lunchtime.

Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Damien Lindsay who runs the Garden of Hope Farm Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Damien Lindsay who runs the Garden of Hope Farm Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )
Picture - Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph Big Honey the Peacock back at home in the Garden of Hope at St James' after she caused a flap on the M1 earlier in the day on the 12th September 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph )

Motorists and the public were advised to approach the area with care.

However, just before 2pm, Damien Lindsay tweeted to say the 'Big honey' was back on the farm safe and sound.

The animal has been on the loose for almost two hours.

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