Tiny owl rescued
after being abandoned
on building site
brave little owl that was abandoned on a building site is getting
his strength back after help from Secret World Wildlife Rescue in
owl was spotted by a security guard at Lytes Cary Manor in Somerton,
covered in flies with no parents around.
for the owls wellbeing, the guard put him in a box and transported
him to Secret World for assessment.
carer Katie Gibbs is now looking after the little owl, who has been
named Maximus. Katie names all her owls after Roman gladiators as
they are "little warriors".
he first came in Maximus was very dehydrated and weak," said
Katie. "I have been amazed at his recovery, and he is now very
strong. He is thriving!"
has now been moved into a bigger pod, where he has more space to
time he will be introduced to the other little owls on site and
they will form a family group.
group will then be released together in the autumn, when a suitable
release site has been found.