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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. […]

Swan Released

06 Nov 2016

A few moths ago we took in a signet who had been brought to us by Guardian Angels Bird Sanctuary​. The signet had unfortunately got into trouble, she had gone over a weir and got separated from her family, sustaining a leg injury in the process. Thankfully after weeks of treatment and convalescence, she’s made […]

Why Not Lend A Helping Hand To Hibernating Creatures ?

30 Sep 2016

  Did you know that there are three types of british mammal that hibernate over the winter? Hibernation is a method of survival over the winter period, when food is little and the weather is freezing. The animal will enter a deep “sleep” like state, their core temperature will drop as well as their rate […]

Barn Owl Released

26 Aug 2016

A few weeks ago we were brought a barn owl chick that had been found on the ground, he was still covered in down, in fact he resembled a pompom! He was far too young to be out of the nest, he wouldn’t have survived more than a few hours. Fortunately other than being separated […]

Rehabilitating Owls

11 Aug 2016

On Friday night, after dropping off the pony gorgeous George to his new home we got back thinking we might be able to go and catch some abandoned goats in Gunthorpe……………no chance!!! We got back to find a couple with a very poorly tawny owl on our doorstep. This little guy was found in the […]

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