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Pheasant Coucal in care

“Rufus” is a young Pheasant Coucal and he came into WIRES care 5 days ago after a caring member of the public, driving along Broken Head Road, noticed the bird sitting by the side of the road. Even though she was running late for work, she turned the car around and went back to have …

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Antechinus found in swimming pool

Another juvenile Antechinus has been found in a swimming pool, this time at Richmond Hill. The little lady has been thoroughly examined and found to be in good condition considering her ordeal.  She is currently in care with WIRES volunteer Josef where she has  recovered from shock, been re-hydrated, and is now awaiting room service.  …

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Pied Currawong chick fallen from nest

This week WIRES Northern Rivers rescued the first Pied Currawong chick for the season.The recent windy weather caused the nest with a chick to fall.The chick was assessed for injuries and given hydration by WIRES volunteer Julie. The little chick was alert, noisy and had no injuries, all of which are required to achieve a …

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