We accept native and non-native wild birds.
All birds are treated and rehabilitated for release wherever possible. Birds are euthanised only if there is no other option, and only as a last resort.
We do not accept:
- Roosters and chickens – please contact The Animal Sanctuary for advice.
- Pet birds – if you find a lost or abandoned pet bird, please contact your nearest SPCA centre.
If a bird requires urgent veterinary attention outside of our opening hours, we recommend contacting your nearest emergency veterinary clinic.
If you find any seabirds or endangered species outside of opening hours, and need advice, please contact DOC 0800 362 468 for help.
Please see our FAQs for more information.