Trio of owlets rescued by wildlife centre near Burnham-On-Sea
three wide-eyed young owls are the latest arrivals at a busy wildlife
centre near Burnham-On-Sea.
have named the tiny tawny owlets Ollie, Oscar and Ernie after
finding them orphaned and in distress.
are in good hands at Secret World wildlife rescue centre in East
Huntspill, where they are being fed around the clock by the centre's
are among dozens of creatures currently being cared for by the
charity, which recently said it helped more than 5,500 animals
Pauline Kidner says the charity with its nine-strong staff team
and nearly 60 dedicated volunteers was now coming under "unprecedented
pressure" due to the sheer volume of arrivals.
in turn is putting a huge strain on our resources and is that
is why we are now appealing urgently for more donations and offers
of fundraising support," she said.
the exceptionally cold and wet winter meant that for the first
time our casualty pens were almost constantly full, the very late
onset of spring has resulted in a huge influx of orphaned wild
animals and birds," she said.