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Heron

14 May 2019

We don’t take Herons in very often, when we do they have usually come on the wrong side of man. Often they have been been shot with air rifles, swallowed plastic or tangled up with fishing wire. This chappie though is a bit of a puzzle. Rescued from Attenbourough Natutre Reserve, he came to us all […]

Rescued Goose

08 Aug 2018

On Sunday we were called to see if we could rescue a poor Canadian Goose at the Riverside Festival, he had collapsed amongst the crowds of people. We soon caught him and put him into a goose bag to safely transport him back to our wildlife hospital, then just as we were leaving, the Festival […]

Seagull Rehab

28 Jul 2018

Based as far away from the sea as we possibly can be it isn’t that often we get in gulls. However they are well known scavengers at tips and do come inland to see what human food they can scrounge. This cocky young gull came in last week and is eating all on his own. […]

Little Owl

29 Jun 2018

This little fella came in with a broken shoulder and broken leg. We took time looking at radiographs and discussing his recovery and surgery/pinning of bones. He underwent surgery and has now had his splints and bandages off, his muscles seem to be building back up every day and he will soon go into an […]

Swan Rescued and Released

07 Mar 2018

The weather iscertainly having its toll on wildlife. If you can put out food for wild animals to help them through this cold snap, it could be the difference between life and death. We have taken in dozens of calls today, we can’t rescue everything but we do what we can. Today we have rescued […]

Swan Rescue

25 Feb 2018

Two weeks ago we collected a female swan from a nearby lake, she was very weak and kept collapsing. We examined her, she was thin but there was nothing obvious. So off to our local vets she went for an X-Ray. in the past we have had very poorly swans in, that have swallowed fisherman’s […]

Barn Owl Released

17 Sep 2017

Today we have released a barn owl back into the wild. This chap came to us a few weeks ago, he was found on the ground and unable to fly more than a few feet. He is young and found very thin, he just didn’t have the energy to fly and on was deaths door. […]

Pigeon – Injured Leg

13 Mar 2017

This racing pigeon came to us with a very swollen leg, where it was being strangled by a leg ring. The ring would have been fitted by the owner, it is used to identify the pigeon. The poor boy was in a lot of pain, his foot and leg was very badly swollen and hot. […]

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