I almost got a pet blackbird!
By which I mean, there was one stuck in the stairwell of my building, and I noticed it on my way out to work in the morning, but was (as usual) running too late to be able to stop and do anything about it then and there, so I had to scoot. The poor little fellow was still there when I got home, looking decidedly panicked.
I seriously contemplated keeping him and taming him and naming him Edgar...for about two minutes, before I set about setting him free. He couldn't seem to figure out that there was an open door downstairs (although to be fair, it's down three flights of stairs), so I opened the front door to the flat to let him out of the windows.
Here is my only photographic evidence of our brief encounter: