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Owl Rescue

05 Oct 2022

Another day and another bird of prey, we now have 7 Tawny owls with us. This chap got himself caught in netting at a school, thankfully workmen on site built a scaffold to get access to him so he could be freed and brought to us. We carefully removed the remains of the net that […]

Barn Owl RTA

21 Sep 2022

This handsome barn owl came to us a few weeks ago after being involved in a car collision. When we saw that one of the legs was broken we feared the worst as he had no feeling in the leg, but, after we had X-rays carried out and after much discussion with our amazing vet […]

Tawny Owl

31 Aug 2022

Today we have taken on another bird of prey, we now have 3 tawny owls, a barn owl, a buzzard and a kestrel currently in our care. This chap was found on an A road, a member of the public thankfully stopped and manged to catch him and bring to us. There are no obvious […]

Tawny Owl

24 Aug 2022

We have admitted yet another patient injured by fishing line, this time a tawny owl. On admission he was a very sorry state, a very bedraggled lifeless owl. We carefully cut away and entangled the line, ensuring we removed it all without causing him injury. The line was wrapped around his body and a wing, […]

Swan Rescue

10 Aug 2022

An elderly cob has just been admitted, brought to us by the RSPCA (England & Wales), he’s weak and a little subdued. Thankfully he started eating and drinking rehydration fluid, a good sign, fingers crossed.

Tawny Owl

09 Aug 2022

A Tawny owl chick we took in a few weeks ago has been successfully reared and now released. Once feeding himself, he was moved to an aviary in preparation for final release. We open the door but continue to leave food our for him until he stopped returning and found his own feet.

Ducklings

19 Jun 2022

These 9 ducklings were brought to us by the RSPCA, their mum was leading them across a road when she was killed, so sad however at least these were rounded up and brought to us. They are under a heat lamp in our hospital and so far 48 hours later all are doing well.

Tawny Owl

14 Jun 2022

This Tawny Owl chick arrived a couple of weeks ago and he’s doing well. When they first arrive, they see us as a threat and so won’t take food off us, so they need to be force fed to keep them alive. After a few feeds they start to readily take chopped up food from […]