Casualty Advice

Helping animals caught in netting or fishing line
Becoming tangled in line or netting can cause serious injuries to wildlife. It is very tempting when faced with this scenario to want to save the animal you...
Sun, 12 Apr, 2020 at 4:22 PM
Helping wildlife hit by a car
Hundreds of thousands of wild birds and animals are killed and injured on Britain’s roads every year. The really sad thing is that so many are left to die a...
Sun, 12 Apr, 2020 at 4:24 PM
Helping birds with broken wings
This is a difficult and emotive subject and often the topic of much debate. There is a feeling, amongst the public and some wildlife rescuers, that a broke...
Sun, 12 Apr, 2020 at 4:25 PM
Helping Oiled Birds
We’ve all seen the images of sea birds covered in oil following shipping disasters. But this a potential hazard facing birds further in land as well. From ...
Wed, 8 Apr, 2020 at 3:06 PM
When to help Waterfowl
Waterfowl refers to birds which live on ponds and lakes such as Swans, Geese, Ducks and their smaller cousins such as Coots and Moorhens. This page covers a...
Wed, 18 Aug, 2021 at 7:24 PM
Helping birds stuck in chimneys
If your chimney is occupied by a nesting bird, you will need to know that nesting birds are protected by law. Removing or disturbing the nest would be illeg...
Sun, 12 Apr, 2020 at 1:18 PM
When to help badgers
Badgers are one of our most shy and elusive mammals so their interactions with humans are often difficult. Sadly, they are still subjected to considerable p...
Sun, 12 Apr, 2020 at 4:30 PM
When to help bats
The UK is host to 18 species of bat. All are highly protected in law because they are threatened. It is illegal to handle a bat without a licence unless you...
Sun, 12 Apr, 2020 at 4:31 PM
When to help deer
There are six species of deer residing in Britain. They vary in size from the Muntjac at up to 18kg to the Red Deer at up to 190kg. But even the smallest de...
Sun, 12 Apr, 2020 at 2:50 PM
When to help foxes
Due to their successful adaptation to urban life foxes come into contact with humans very frequently. Unfortunately this provides them with a lot of potenti...
Wed, 19 May, 2021 at 8:51 AM