Thursday, February 20, 2014

Guillemot Rescued by Cat Flap Cavalier on South Devon Beach.


Back on the beach and guess who we met...


It was a hard choice, stone, ponies or dig a new hole in the sand.


Instead we started to toddle off along the beach, leaving the ponies behind.


Laying on the sand by the water line was a bird, a big bird. I went over and it never moved. I stood there, mum put away the camera, grabbed her scarf from around her neck.
DRAMA.
Dogs and horses on the beach and the bird wouldn't move, it just sat there. 
Dad wrapped up the bird in mum's scarf, it gave Dad a couple of pecks on his hand.
We walked back the way we had come, past four more ponies coming down onto the beach.Dad carried the bird back to the car and they wrapped it my dog towel.


We then took it to the nearest vet. Never even parked the car, Dad got out and hurried the bird inside.


One safe sea bird on it's way to a wild bird rescue center to recover.


Many sea birds have been found on our beaches over the last few weeks. Some of them have been covered in oil from ships or totally exhausted because they have had to fight to survive in the storms we have had.


Bird rescue can be a tiring job. You can't save them all, but if you can save one, the drama is worth it.
Luv's Freya Rose Blossom X

17 comments:

  1. We r happy to hear u rescued that bird and got it help. Good work.

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  2. I'm so thankful you did what you could to help that bird have a good life. I am sure it was exhausting and I'm glad you are able to get some rest.

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  3. I love what you did today. Every life matters, even a tired bird's. Good for you.

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  4. Thank goodness for the kind hearts of your mom and dad to take the biride to the vet.
    Its very sad about the birds and sea life getting oil on them
    love
    tweedles

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  5. Well done, Freya (and your pawrents). We hope that birdie makes a full recovery.

    XXXOOO Bella & Roxy

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  6. That was a GOOD thing you did, Freya. Hope that bird finds his way home :D

    Wyatt

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  7. That Guillemot was lucky you came across it.

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  8. Bless you for saving that beautiful birdie!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

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  9. Mom use to help a friend at a bird rescue. Very tiring especially when it's a pelican resisting
    Lily

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  10. well done on finding the bird Freya and getting you mum and dad to get it to safty,xx sweet dreams girl,xx Speedy

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  11. So I guess you could say you got a bird's eye view of a bird's world huh. Good work ;)

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  12. That's wonderful! One birdie was saved! Hope others will survive....
    Momo & Pinot xo

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  13. Such a fun time at the beach. You look so pooped after though!

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  14. That's just awesome you saved that bird! I wish we lived at the beach. I do that sort of thing every day! Beautiful cavalier! I have one, too. They are the gentelest, sweetest dogs! I found you on Blog Paws. I'm going to join Wordless Wed. next week.

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    1. How did I get on blog paws :-) ? LUVS X

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  15. Awww, did my comment get erased. Doggy to the Rescue! Mr. Big Bird, worry not. You are going to a place where you will be protected until you recover.

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