Thanking us, thanking you

April 23, 2022

Some lovely feedback received this week from our colleagues at the Barn Owl Trust in Devon. Many of you will recall how we had to transfer the resident owls down to their care when we had to close the hospitals and aviary operations on the Rochdale site back in 2010.

They still, after all this time have a good number of these birds in their care, and a number of which will now be pushing 30 years of age. We have continued to financially support these birds in their care, and although we are always gratefully thanked for each contribution, it is very much appreciated for them to make such a public gesture of Thanks by printing the pictured article in their very popular Feedback Newsletter for Spring 2022 (Issue 67). Barn Owl Trust

It is through your own kind donations and legacies that we are able to continue not only with our own much-needed work on our reserves and our Helpline and information services; but also continue to support like-minded established organisations in their own work with wild birds.



Wild Bird Advice and information

Many people would help birds more, if they knew simple easy ways in which they could help wild birds, without going to too-much extra trouble. Often there are ways to help – that don’t actually ‘cost’ anything at all, but can make a huge difference to making birds welcome and safe in the environment around us.

One of the main causes of bird injuries (especially young birds in the summer months), is being attacked by both pet and feral cats. A simple way to combat thi

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