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…

Christmas shoppers in Swansea were left stunned as an exhausted swan was spotted struggling outside the Outfit store in the Morfa area.

A sizeable local crowd had gathered to watch the swan at the Morfa Bay shopping precinct on Thursday 1 December 2016.

She was rescued by RSPCA, who collected her and provided overnight care, before transferring her to a specialist wildlife facility for further support. It is hoped she can be released back into the wild, after a few … Continue reading…