wildlife carers nursing injured owl back to health
wildlife carers are looking after this tawny owl after it had a
lucky escape despite being hit by a vehicle on a road near Wells.
head trauma, the female owl was found dazed by the side of the road,
where a member of the public stopped and picked her up.
was taken to Westfields Veterinary Surgery in Wells where staff
looked after her through the night. The bird is now being cared
for by Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill for rehabilitation.
owl has been put in a warm incubator to recover.
birds suffer concussion, especially small birds that fly into windows,"
Marie Densten, Animal Carer at Secret World, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
warm and quiet, they often will recover. However a glancing blow
from a vehicle is another thing so she is lucky not to have been
more seriously injured."
she been left on the road she could have easily been run over so
we are very grateful to the caring person who took her to the vet
and gave her a second chance."