Swan Rescue

Posted by Jon in News, Wild Birds on Sunday 23/08/2009 18:48 +01:00.

This beautiful swan came to us from Shipley County Park. It had a fishing hook lodged into its body.

Following a trip to the vets to have the hook removed, it is now recuperating in a pen on antibiotics and painkillers.


Update 1 September

Yesterday we released this Mute swan back where it came from. We carried it to the lake and fortunately found its partner. A crowd gathered and it was a tear jerking moment as the two were reunited with each other.

Swans mate for life, so we were really chuffed to see the two back together.

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Swan being released, its partner eagerly watching.


The Swan takes the plunge after a week in our care.


So happy to see each other again.


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