This little guy was found with a broken leg, but vets couldn't convince themselves to put it down, so instead they gave it a bionic leg made with steel pins, nuts and bolts so she could start walking around on her own.
Cathy Jackman, a diver, spotted the tiny blue bird struggling to keep afloat off Brixham in Devon.
She plucked the distressed budgie – nicknamed Captain – from the sea and looked after him until they returned to shore.
She said: "When I first saw him he was flapping and disappearing under the water. He nearly drowned as he couldn't take off or swim.
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