A man from Oxford has rescued an injured crow, which now lives in his bathroom.

Charles Harries, of Beechey Avenue, rescued the bird from his back garden seven weeks ago after it had been attacked by another bird, possibly a blackbird.

Mr Harries describes the crow, who he just calls ‘Crow’, as ‘very friendly and tame’ and that it ‘likes a little cuddle’.

Following the attack, the crow was unable to fly due to an injury to its back.

Despite being able to open its wings, it could not take off into the air.

Mr Harries contacted the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) but they were unable to help him.

Instead he visited his local vet and was given three options.

He could either look after the bird himself, release it back into the wild to fend for itself or it could be put to sleep.

Mr Harries decided to care for the bird himself with the hope that it could recover and return to the wild. The bird has lived in his bathroom ever since.

Oxford Mail: Mr Harries with the crow he rescued (Ed Nix)Mr Harries with the crow he rescued (Ed Nix)

A spokesperson for the RSPB said: “We are not a welfare charity – our work is solely conservation based – and so as such are unable to advise on the care of birds in captivity to anyone who may approach us.

“Our standard advice when we are asked is to contact a registered animal welfare rehab centre or contact the RSPCA – we also often get confused with the RSPCA.”