Warrnambool turkey to reside at Flagstaff Hill

Settled in: Warrnambool’s famous turkey Albert will continue to promote the city from his new home at Flagstaff Hill.

Settled in: Warrnambool’s famous turkey Albert will continue to promote the city from his new home at Flagstaff Hill.

Warrnambool’s famous turkey Albert will continue to promote the city from his new home at Flagstaff Hill.

The bird’s late night antics went viral this month when he escaped from a car in Liebig Street and had to be captured by police officers. 

Flagstaff Hill service manager Paul Pinkerton said Albert  would be a good school holiday attraction. 

“We consulted with some of the historical groups and they said it definitely would have been likely that turkeys would have been in the village in the 1840s,” Mr Pinkerton said. It was deemed appropriate for the space.”

Mr Pinkerton said Albert’s high profile was one of the reasons he was chosen to make the move and he would be used to promote the city