carers rescue family of ducklings from Burnham-On-Sea garden
family of ducklings has been rescued from a garden in Burnham-On-Sea
by a team of wildife carers from Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre.
mallard duck hatched out her young brood in an enclosed garden at
a home in Burnham-On-Sea, but with no natural water source nearby
they were effectively stranded.
the garden was unsuitable for them as there was no nearby water
source and no possible exit, so they were collected by Secret World
Wildlife Rescue," says Animal Carer Marie Denston.
ducklings were newly hatched when Secret Worlds volunteer
response driver Cindy Taylor arrived to collect - and one even hatched
in front of her."
brought the family, including the mother, to the charitys
centre in East Huntspill."
spending the night at Secret World, Site Officer Phil Parker and
Marie released them in a better location.
duck and her young family happily swam off together, as pictured
here, to start their new life togeher in the great outdoors.