The RSPCA is appealing for information after three shivering domestic quails were dumped in a Stoke-on-Trent park.

The RSPCA was contacted on Monday last week (24 July) after a member of the public saw a man walk towards a lake in Tunstall Park with a large metal cage. He was then seen throwing the terrified birds into the water before walking away. The incident occurred at around 6pm.

RSPCA inspector Charlotte Melvin said: “The birds were shivering, they were scared … Continue reading…

Four baby pied wagtail birds are recovering at an RSPCA wildlife centre after their nest crumbled away on the roof of a Crewe hospital.

Staff in the pathology department at Leighton Hospital were alerted to the birds’ plight after hearing tweeting and seeing a tiny bird inside an air vent, on Wednesday (12 July).

The bird was rescued by a member of staff and taken to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich – but the following day, they … Continue reading…

A gannet has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru after becoming caught in fishing litter on Towyn Beach in Rhyl.

The charity says the incident highlights the “massive dangers” which fishing litter poses to the nation’s wildlife.

RSPCA Cymru attended on 9 July to find the gannet sat in the middle of a pebble beach, making no obvious attempt to move away from members of the public.

An RSPCA officer found the seabird with fishing lure with treble hooks and fishing … Continue reading…

A nestling gull found alone in a Cardiff garden has been returned to their rooftop nest, in a heart-warming rescue.

RSPCA Cymru worked with South Wales Fire & Rescue to complete the rescue, after the gull was spotted in a front garden in the Cyncoed area of the city.

The charity attended to find the bird with no injuries, and its parent birds, nest and siblings on the roof of a Dan-Y-Coed property.

An RSPCA officer enlisted the support of … Continue reading…

Four stunning sparrowhawk chicks have been rescued by RSPCA Cymru, after the “balls of fluff” were found on the ground in Llanelli, away from their nesting place.

A member of the public found the chicks on Wednesday (28 June), putting them in a cardboard box and confining them, before they were collected by the RSPCA.

The cute chicks were provided temporary care by the charity in a heated cage, fed with zoolyte, before being transported to a specialist wildlife facility … Continue reading…