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Tawny Owl Rescue

02 Apr 2021

Wildlife is arriving think and fast, in the past few days we’ve had several hedgehogs, several pigeons, a fox cub, two wild rabbits and two tawny owls.This photo is one of the Tawny Owls who arrived yesterday after being hit by a car, we were sure he had a broken left wing which is often […]

Pigeon Squab

22 Mar 2021

Today we’ve admitted a swan, a hedgehog with a broken leg and this little man.This pigeon is a little too young to have fledged and was found by a busy road. Pigeons make amazing parents however aren’t renowned for their nest making skills We’ll be his mum for the next couple of weeks. We love […]

Another Swan Rescue

19 Mar 2021

Another day, another swan. Fortunately after a kind donation a few years ago we were able to purchase an infusion pump which we have used to give fluids to cats, ducks, swans, piglets and foxes. It’s been an invaluable piece of kit for lots of animals and this swan is now hopefully going to feel […]

Swan Release

14 Feb 2021

Last week we posted about one of the swans in our care, who arrived after being found in the middle of a busy road, very weak and disorientated. We took the large mature swan to our vets as there were no obvious signs that might cause his symptoms, there he was x-rayed which reviled a […]

Heron

20 Aug 2020

We have admitted another heron into our wildlife hospital this week. This chap was found grounded. Following an X-ray, it was discovered he has a fracture wing, fortunately it’s a crack in one of the bones and not a break. Bones take around 4 weeks to heal and so he’ll be with ius for at […]

Barn Owl Released

06 Aug 2019

We took in a grounded Barn Owl chick some weeks ago which we have hand reared. Once he was eating food own his own, we moved him to our large aviary, as it’s essential to minimise human contact with wild animals. If they get too tame, this can seriously threaten their chances of survival or […]

Swan Released

03 Aug 2019

Amongst many jobs completed today, we released the male swan we took in last week. He came to us with a large fishing hook through his foot, this caused a lot of swelling and infection. This large boy has been with us for a week whilst on antibiotics, each day he has been getting stronger […]

Swan Rescue

27 Jul 2019

This unfortunate swan managed to get a large fishing hook caught in his foot. This has now been removed by a vet and he’s with us whilst resting and completes a course of antibiotics. All looks positive for a release back with his partner in a few days time.