The sun is shining, the birds are singing, the trees are growing and all the signs are there that spring is here, which only means one thing – baby bird season has begun! Unlike pigeons who breed all year round, our native garden birds typically breed in the warmer spring and summer months, with fledged chicks having the benefit of summer and autumn to grow and enjoy before the harsh winter months return. Sadly, every year nests get destroyed, adult birds die and orphan baby birds are found with no-one to care for them.
A wild fox in Washington DC, has chewed through a fence at the National zoo and killed 25 flamingos in the worst animal attack there in two decades. On Tuesday, zoo officials announced that in addition to the 25 American flamingos that were killed early on Monday in their outdoor habitat, three more were injured. … Read more