Onwards and Northwards!

July 18, 2020

A further journey north today with lots of precious cargo;

Quite apart from the wonderful supplies of food we have received in donations over the past month, we had some VIP's in the form of six nestling birds needing further care at the hospitals alongside our Reserves at Wigton.

The van was already fully loaded with the foodstuffs (this saves the charity between £2-3k each time), and the birds we were relocating were a Sparrowhawk chick (pictured), a Kestrel chick, two Tawny Owlets, a Little Owlet, and a Grey Heron chick.

My grateful thanks go to both Meltham Wildlife Rescue, and Knoxwood Wildlife Rescue each for their parts in saving these precious birds lives.



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