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    Latest Casualties

    Abandoned babies that have been hand reared and successfully released and injured ones that have been rehabilitated and released.

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    Alex the Budgie

    I would like to tell you a story about a little Budgie that was bought for a young boy from a pet store. His parents assumed the Budgie was a young healthy bird, suitable as a companion for their son.…

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    A Christmas Message

    Wishing you all a happy Christmas and best wishes for the New Year from Myself & my team of helpers, Dakota, Nugget and Autumn. Special thanks to everyone that has supported me during the year, Amparo, Niamh, Melanie, Louise, Nuala,…

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    Annual Fundraiser

    I held a fundraiser on October 9th at the Teeling Centre in Collooney, which John very kindly let us use without charge as his contribution to the sanctuary. We had a very special guest, Pauline McGlynn who you will know…

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    Recent Arrivals

    Recent arrivals that have been successfully rehabilitated and released. Click on the image to enlarge.   Fledging Dunnock that was attacked by a cat. 10 Housemartin fledgings that were brought in after their nests were destroyed by sparrows. 2 Flycatchers…

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    Male Mallard Duck

    A male Mallard duck was brought in after being found at the side of a riverbank with injuries to both eyes and the surrounding area. The left eye is also very cloudy apart from the surrounding injured area. The right…

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    Condor – The Sparrow

    Condor, the sparrow that was brought in as a nestling became the cheekiest bird I have ever known.  When I released him I felt he would be delighted to be free to fly in the wild. Condor, however, had other…

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    Blackbird

    Extensive injuries following a bizarre occurance. She was dropped by a Hawk onto Katja’s car. Noel kindly brought her in quickly after the incident but she had deep puncture wounds and no use of her legs.  I treated her for…

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    Intruders resulting in sad losses

    On the 30th November, whilst I was out getting supplies, persons or a person got into the Sanctuary and opened the doors to the aviaries and opened both gates to Sir Edgars enclosure. Edgar is a Raven that was shot and…

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    A baby Sparrow’s journey.

     This little nestling was brought in by Peter after he found him abando0nded in his garden. I immediately put him in a heated hospital cage and gave him a feed. That was the start of a very tiring few weeks…