Duck: Lucy & Brood

Lucky Lucy survived being hit by THREE different cars whilst trying to get her brood across a busy road to a lake. She has some grazed and

cracked bones. She is being confined with her injuries, with her ducklings until she is feeling better and we will then be releasing her on the right side of the road.

We have this problem every year, where ducks make their nest in very odd locations that are generally far from water. As soon as all the eggs have hatched, then then march their brood miles to the nearest source of water. A lot of the time, many of the ducklings don't make the journey but a few do. We receive lots of calls during this time to go out and help these guys - which we always do if we can. 

Lucy and her brood have now been moved to one of our larger, outside pre-release runs so the ducklings can get some much needed space to stretch their wings and Lucy's leg can get stronger in preparation for her to be fully released.

OUTCOME:

The fantastic couple that brought Lucy and her babies into us, came and collected her they she could release into a large pond near to where she was found. We thought it would be nice for them to carry out the final part of her release, since they were the ones that saved them in the first place! 

 

 

We need your help to carry on our work.

You can support us by donating here: http://www.harperaspreywildliferescue.co.uk/index.php/help-us/donate

You can donate much needed items to us directly by clicking on our wish list on Amazon.

If you use our wish list please remember to add a comment so we can thank you.

For list one click here: http://goo.gl/UxdTIH

For list two click here: http://goo.gl/H55qSr

You can Text Donate simply by texting ‘HAWR00 £5’ to 70070 For other ways to help us please go to our website: http://www.harperaspreywildliferescue.co.uk/index.php/help-us

 

We really appreciate your support. Without you there would be no us. Thank you, Harper Asprey Wildlife Rescue 

Leave your comments

Post comment as a guest

0
terms and conditions.

Comments (1)

Back to top