Kingfisher Release on River Uck

Possibly our first ever successful kingfisher release. After being admitted as a likely window strike our care team were concerned about neurological signs and spoke to Caroline at Vale Wildlife Rescue for advice.

Following that advice the kingfisher was given a lovely recipe of sprats special cat food vitamins and rehydration fluid which was blended together. Our care team monitored him closely and tube fed the small bird to keep him hydrated and up to weight.

After some rest and some time his neurological symptoms had gone and he began to perch and took food really well. Due to how stressed they get in captivity it's important to try and get them home asap.

Lucky enough to get this one home! Incredible little bird.

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