RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a man was caught on CCTV kicking a gull in Tonypandy.
CCTV footage obtained following the incident on 1 May shows the man approaching a gull in the car park next to Tonypandy Library and kicking the bird several times.
The gull sadly died following this incident, which took place around 3.40pm.
RSPCA inspector Simon Evans said: “This attack is just horrific. The CCTV footage shows this man deliberately kicking this gull, with … Continue reading…
The dangers netting can pose to wild birds has been highlighted after a gull became trapped and fatally injured in Cardiff.
RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the gull was seen trapped on netting attached to the Royal Mail’s Cardiff Mail Centre on Penarth Road, on May 3.
The gull was trapped approximately 18ft in the air, and the RSPCA enlisted the support of firefighters from the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, who used a hydraulic platform to access the … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru teamed-up with South Wales Fire & Rescue Service to tend to a gull who was horribly caught by a Newport television aerial.
Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after the troubled gull was spotted on Alma Street in Newport on Sunday (17 June).
An RSPCA animal collection officer attended the scene, and enlisted the support of firefighters after the gull was found to be hanging by his wing from the aerial.
Fire service personnel accessed the … Continue reading…
The dangers external wire and netting pose to wildlife has been highlighted, after a pigeon and gull died in the centre of Cardiff.
RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the birds were found hanging from wire on a building on Queen Street in the heart of Wales’ capital city, on Thursday (15 March).
The charity attended along with South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, and officers reached the trapped birds via cherry picker to set them free.
Sadly, the pigeon was … Continue reading…
A man who assisted RSPCA Cymru in the attempted rescue of an injured gull by utilising his model boat has been thanked by the charity.
The RSPCA was called on 16 January, following reports of an injured bird at Cold Knap, in Barry.
An RSPCA inspector arrived to find a gull, swimming in the Cold Knap lake but appearing to struggle, while in obvious distress.
The location of the bird would have meant the RSPCA having to leave the scene … Continue reading…