• News & Events

    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…

  • News & Events,  rounding

    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…

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    Sir Edgar

    Sir Edgar arrived at the sanctuary on the 2nd July. He had been shot in the side and the wing. The rest of his family were killed.  Someone then kept him for a month without seeking Veterinary help for him. This…

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    A visitor

    Not only have the new hens found that there is always a supply of food on my kitchen windowsill, a Pine Marten now visits each evening and finishes what the birds have left. I managed to take these pictures, albeit…