The cute baby owls rescued by Secret World wildlife carers
This pair of tiny baby owlets are lucky to be alive after having
to be rescued by wildlife carers from the Burnham-On-Sea area.
little tawny owls, named
Cheddar and Cheese by carers from Secret World, were found
at the base of a tree by a woman enjoying a walk in the spring
sunshine with her two daughters.
Bishop and daughters Charlotte, 14, and Hannah, 10, called in
carers from Secret World, near Burnham, who sent a specialist
to climb the tree and pop the wayward chicks back into the nest.
two days later the family again found the wanderlust pair on the
ground so now the chicks are being looked after at the rescue
centre in East Huntspill.
charity founder, Pauline Kindner, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
owlets, aged around two weeks, are the first of the year to be
received at Secret World."
are being fed using tweezers every four hours during the day and,
once fledged, they will be released at a suitable site."
of orphaned baby birds and wild animals from all over the West
Country will be cared for at the sanctuary during the current