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Monday 22nd June 2020, 1:10

South Essex Wildlife Hospital

Amongst a consignment of animals for rehab sent to us recently by RSPCA putney hospital was a very rare native grey partridge. So rare infact we have never actually had one at the hospital before! RSPB warden jamie after delivering us a badly injured grass snake today, released it for us in a location where these birds have been known to inhabit and took a little video of the birds return to the wild. Dont blink though, its off like a rocket ! ... See MoreSee Less

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Wow! He was pleased to be free again!

I saw an unfamiliar bird yesterday morning in Blackbush Lane. Looked like a turkey, thought maybe someone’s stock had escaped.

Crikey, he didn't waste his time. Looked good though. xx

It looks like he went straight for that pear tree.

Saturday 20th June 2020, 19:45

South Essex Wildlife Hospital

We are delighted to announce that thanks to our lovely supporters who nominated us, we have been awarded a grant of £1,000 from the #movementforgood awards. We will use this grant to purchase a much needed veterinary refrigerator. We are extremely grateful to the Ecclesiastical Movement for Good awards for allowing us the opportunity to apply and of course for awarding the grant. Thank you everyone!. Sharon and the rest of the team at SEWH 😀 ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations. You do an absolutely wonderful job. Xx

Well done guys!!!! Hope the Magpies are getting on well? Donyou need any towels?

That's great news!! I voted 😀😀 Well done xx

Wonderful news. 😁

Great news x 🙏🏻👏

Brilliant news, so well deserved. Xxx

Well done xx

Great news n very well deserved 👏👏👏

That's amazing news💞 x x x

That's lovely. Well done.

Very pleased for you 😊

Well deserved

Well deserved

Wowza. How fantastic xx

I voted for you and I'm so glad you got an award. You work do hard for all the, animals and provide a great service to people who find animals in distress. Thank you so much for all you do xx

Congratulations..well deserved for all the hard work that you all do x

Fantastic news, thoroughly deserved. Congratulations.xx

That’s brilliant news, you do such great work and thoroughly deserve it xx

Well done, you certainly deserve it, you do a fantastic job for our wildlife.

You got my vote - I'm so glad it helped. xx

Great news, well deserved x

Excellent news, well done on that and all your work.

Great news , So glad you all deserve it xx Will be down in the week with some towels 😊

Aww that’s brilliant!! I’m so pleased, well deserved xxx

That's such good news. I've got some towels I'm going to drop to you, what times are good on Mondays and Tuesdays. Xx

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Wednesday 17th June 2020, 1:58

South Essex Wildlife Hospital

We caught our badger cubs playing in the sun today 🦡🦡🦡🦡🦡🦡🦡 ... See MoreSee Less

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How old are they, and can you tell me how good is their sight, smell is their primary sense isn't it ?

Jackie Hazelden look at them 😭

Katy Willcox thought of you!

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You do an amazing job there x

Beautiful, I have nightly visits from these gorgeous creatures. Fascinating to watch but plays havoc with the lawn. Lol . Never tire of watching them. X

Wonderful to watch xx Thank you

How fascinating to see you have a leucistic one! Hope they all do well!

You all do an amazing job xx❤️💙

Lovely to see them all looking so well. Thank you for what you do.

They are gorgeous.

Just amazing. Thank you !

Awwwww amazing x x

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Monday 15th June 2020, 16:10

South Essex Wildlife Hospital

Yet another orphan fawn arrived this evening. He may not have yet even suckled colostrum from the doe so we try to get some if this into them first. Born in an area where there is much conflict between the fallow deer and the large housing estate they live around, we often get calls when they are injured or separated from their mothers. ... See MoreSee Less

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You do an amazing job . Well done and thank you xxx

you guys are amazing

Well done xx

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OMG all these poor orphan fawns. I had no idea there were so many 😢. You do an absolutely amazing job. Thank you.

Keeping my fingers crossed tightly for the little one and all the others you have taken in. xx

Wow what an amazing job you have and do 👏👏

Ah bless, do hope he is ok ,& thank you xx

Aww bless. Glad you are there for the poor little ones.x

If you need any help I'm available. X

I didn’t even know we had fallow deer in the area!

Tom rocks again x

Gorgeous, hope he’s doing ok?

Poor little sausage

Brilliant 💕

Monday 15th June 2020, 0:56

South Essex Wildlife Hospital

Amongst the many animals admitted this weekend we have 4 more fawns. One of the 3 that came in today had yet to be cleaned by its mum, still wet with soft hooves a dog was seen to chase the mother as the fawn was born. This is totally unacceptable to have dogs out of control near any wildlife, particularly when they are giving birth. ... See MoreSee Less

Amongst the many animals admitted this weekend we have 4 more fawns. One of the 3 that came in today had yet to be cleaned by its mum, still wet with soft hooves a dog was seen to chase the mother as the fawn was born. This is totally unacceptable to have dogs out of control near any wildlife, particularly when they are giving birth.Image attachmentImage attachment

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my daughter found a very very young dear dead on her walk today looked like a dog had attacked it ..so so sad x

Mum must be grieving the loss of her babies.😢

Sadly this is not going to stop. I see cars parked up by woods and people walking their dog’s off the leash on a daily basis. This is in area’s that are deer’s territory..

They need to be found and heavy fine paid.

This will happen in Wollaton park it is only a matter of time

Would the mum have come back to the fawn?

So very sad that they needed to be brought in but thankfully a wildlife sanctuary exists to care for these poor animals... keep up the great work you do

So sad and so irresponsible of the dog owners. I’ve got seven dogs and would be MORTIFIED if they caused a mother to abandon her fawn through fear. Poor baby and poor Mum now probably heartbroken to have lost her baby 😔 Keep bloody dogs on leads if only for this time of year - it won’t kill them 😡

So sad, there is probably a Mum out there now, looking for her baby. When will people learn,never let your dog run free around wildlife,people know it's the time of year for babies to be born. Makes me so angry, the strain their stupidity puts on rescues.

Too many dogs off lead.Using a long line gives adequate opportunity for the dogs to run but also gives owner the ability to keep control. We avoid anyone who has a dog off lead. So sad to see these poor babies.

Every year in my local country park even the cows get attacked by those dogs whose owners declare they are under control. My own two stay on lead as one is a sight hound. If you feel your dog needs a good run then hire one of the well fenced fields available.

I’m hearing more and more negative comments about irresponsible dog owners. Just yesterday I had to shout across to people who had clearly lost control of their dog, on a SSSI on protected salt marsh where there were ground nesting birds.

Total irresponsible dog owners. We own dogs. They have NEVER been allowed to harass livestock or wildlife. Thats tragic. It will be difficult to raise a newborn. I wish you well.

Thank you for all the great help you give to all the animal.

If people can't train or control their dogs they need to put a muzzle on especially when deer are pregnant or when giving birth to young fawns .

Wouldn’t the mother have returned given time ? Or perhaps the circumstances were impossible to hope for that.. It’s so very very sad. Looking on the bright side they are in the best possible hands and will go back to the wild eventually The situation with out of control dogs certainly needs addressing they cause huge damage every year

All dogs should be on a lead in areas where there is wildlife or farm livestock. People may say their dog is well trained, but no dog is 100% reliable in any given circumstance. Anyone who follows The Swan Sanctuary FB page will have seen pictures yesterday of a dog going into the water and attacking a Swan. The dog took no notice of the owner’s calls, and the guy was forced to wade into the water to retrieve his pet. Fortunately on this occasion the Swan was checked over and found to be uninjured. It’s not always a happy ending. I hope these little fawns do well, such a shame they are not with their mothers. Thank you for all you do. 💕

If you know your dog's are likely to chase other wildlife then yes keep them on lead. If you know and trust, and trained your dog's. Then why should they be on lead all the time. They should be allowed to run free. Don't go near cows , because cows are unpredictable especially if in carf season, and when carfs are around, of course there going to attack, there protecting there young. My golden retriever is an x show dog, and never liked the crates, understandable, which is how we got him. Now , he was very skittish , I spent a long time whisle training him , his now an old boy, and I trust him absolutely. There's no way I would allways keep my dog on the lead, not when he was looked in kennel and in crates, no no way. If you could see my baby running free, from the life he had. If you carnt trust your dog keep on lead. If your dog is bad on recall use a lead. Don't go to areas where there is lots of 4 footed animals. It's common seanse. But when I hear people saying all dogs should be on leads, makes me angry, you must know your dog's, you must learn them recall, if you don't, then keep on lead. But don't ever put people in boxs. We are not all the same. There are a lot of responsibility dog owners who know there dogs very well.

Especially seeing as it’s unlawful in Mass to have your dog off the leash when it’s not on your own property. I always make sure my dog is leashed anytime she’s off our property. I keep her on a long line that lets her go wherever on the property, but not off the property, whenever she gets to hang out outside. She has strong hunting instincts and is young, so it’s the best thing to do. But so many people don’t know how to be responsible with their dogs, whether they’re breed or age. My mother has neighbors who let they’re dogs do whatever. They breed Australian shepherds, allow the dogs to aggressively bully each other (including the tiny puppies), and to go off the property and bully people and other animals. One of the males tried to attack my moms dog, who was just minding her own business in her own yard. We tried talking to the neighbors, but they don’t wanna hear it! People are so stubborn and irresponsible.

This makes me so angry, thank goodness you are there to help these poor animals.

Our dog always on lead as deaf, but I agree people need to control dogs better, especially at this time

This is so incredibly sad, poor mum and baby not even getting the chance to meet 💔💔

Oh poor poor babies i am so pleased they are now safe x

I never let my dog off lead. She is a hunting dog and I have a long line for her. So many people let their dogs off lead to annoy other animals and people. Once they go out of sight you don’t know what they’re up to. Breaks my heart when I see things like this.

how sad, for the mums and the babies...thank god you're there, but totally unacceptable by the irresponsible owners

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Thursday 11th June 2020, 22:30

South Essex Wildlife Hospital

Some of our hand reared woodpeckers went out into an aviary today , we have been watching them from a distance and they are clearly enjoying flying around their enclosure. The next step is releasing them back into the wild in a week or so when we are sure they are ready to fend for themselves. ... See MoreSee Less

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Gosh there are so many. It's a shame that they had to be hand reared but you have done such wonderful work getting them to this stage and almost at full release. ❤️

I brought a woodpecker in just like this yesterday morning, he flew into my top floor town house window poor thing and fell the floor ❤️ scooped him up and drove him straight here. I do hope hes made it as he was flapping about in the box when i arrived x

How fantastic....I used to have a house that backed on to a nature reserve and loved having woodpeckers in the garden and hearing them drum ❤

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Hi. Can you please advise if these will be released back where they were found?? It would be nice to reunite them where their mum dad and brothers are?

How lovely, so many of them. Lovely to see Steve looking well you do a fab job ❤️

Love how they start pecking away amazing how natural instinct just takes over 🙌🏻

They’re beautiful, wish I could donate more 💖

Beautiful .what food do you raise them on to start with ?

Very cute. I have 1 visiting my garden this year for the first time ever. 😍😍

Wonderful, thank u for caring, u have big hearts and beautiful souls.

Will these be released back where they were found please?

Steve! ❤❤❤

Fab.

Bye babies x

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Peter watch this! Love seeing them hop onto the trees 😍😍😍 amazing work team! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Thursday 11th June 2020, 17:09

South Essex Wildlife Hospital

So its now baby gull season . 6 orphans arrived today, young gulls often fall off of roof tops where their parents rear them. They are not terribly difficult birds to care for as they are very greedy to keen to feed themselves. Downside is they are experts in poop production ! ( and refuse to stay still for their photo!) ... See MoreSee Less

So its now baby gull season . 6 orphans  arrived today, young gulls often fall off of roof tops where their parents rear them. They are not terribly difficult birds to care for as they are very greedy  to keen to feed themselves. Downside is they are experts in poop production ! ( and refuse to stay still for their photo!)

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We cared for young seagull at work last year, he was blown of the roof, he lived in the car park for 3 weeks we all fed him and eventually he started to fly, every animal deserves our help

I just hope our egg Burt stays on the roof. I spent 6 weeks feeding one a few years ago as we could only get him on to the second floor roof. Love them though

Not greedy, keen to eat and grow and enjoy their lives. Beautiful birds

I'm Becky's mum he was wondering in our road all day in our garden we watched him, there was a no adult gulls showing interest then he decided he was going to wonder off, i knew if his parents were about i could possibly be attacked, so with tea towel in hand and my other daughter in tow, we went on a search, he decided he was going to hide in a Bush 4 doors up, 1 neighbour came out and blocked him from running another came out with a cat carrier no sign of the parent's, their very brave even at a young age, his little legs were going crazy, I put the tea towel over him picked him up and put him in the cat carrier, I've never seen a newborn, their beautiful and grow into such beautiful perfect birds, how anyone can hurt them or walk away when their in trouble is beyond me, I'm so pleased he/ she is doing well, because it would most definitely not still be here if we had left it alone, thank you for letting us know its doing well, when its released it will probably make its way back to Clacton and poop on my 🚗 thank you for all you do. When I picked it up I didn't have a clue what I was going to do with it, until Stacey Carvalho got in touch through Wonderful Wings,

Know what you mean about the poop production. I live near the river on Canvey Island where there are lots of them and you only have to look at the state of my car to see what I mean!! 😂😂 Hope your latest little charges do well.

Hi can I ask how the baby seagull is that stacey brought in from clacton tuesday it was my family who took him in for the evening your doing a fantastic job xx

They’re so lovely. Don’t see them very often!

Oh they are lovely 💕 hope you've got a good poop scoop 😁

oh so beauutiful bless

Gorgeous xxx

Awwww 💖

Thursday 11th June 2020, 13:04

South Essex Wildlife Hospital

Just a badger cub, out for a little wander, this morning. Your support really helps these beautiful and often cheeky orphans , we are sure they would thank you if they could. 🦡 ... See MoreSee Less

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I absolutely adore badgers 😍 We had a set in the woods at my job and there was a nesting pair... we tried to keep them safe but one night the neighbouring farm went out shooting in the early hours and ever since then, no more badgers 💔😔

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Hegehogs lives matter....... Oh and bumblebees too..... Badgers cause more problems than a few.

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Lovely to watch looking really healthy, thank you for all your hard work 💕

I have 2 regular badger visitors, mum and dad. they come every evening ❤❤

Beautiful badgers❤️🦡. We have them come in the garden with the cubs. They are so funny to watch as they barge & zoom about for food. ☺️🦡

Only thanks needed from the badgers is to see them getting well. Keep it up little ones. xx

Ahh that's lovely to see, one of these must be the one I brought in 😊

Thank you for all you do for the animal world 🐿🦡🕊🐇🦢🦉

How can I donate to help support you? ☺️

A very worthwhile charity to donate to 👍

Beautiful ❤️ Creatures ❤️

Oh they are cute love badgers so much

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Thursday 11th June 2020, 1:02

South Essex Wildlife Hospital

It must be time for our June AGM... the fallow fawns have started arriving . Whilst the meeting is suspended our orphans are not and as more arrive every day our resources are really very stretched . Sadly the black fawn has not survived, we don't know what happened to him but he had a very ulcerated mouth and was severely dehydrated , we doubt he received much colostrum from his mother. ... See MoreSee Less

It must be time for our  June AGM... the fallow fawns have started arriving . Whilst the meeting is suspended our orphans are not and as more arrive every day our resources are really very stretched . Sadly the black fawn has not survived, we dont know what happened to  him but he had a very ulcerated mouth and was severely dehydrated , we doubt he received much colostrum from his mother.Image attachmentImage attachment

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You do such amazing work the community would be lost without you

I have put out your message re needing towels on our local (Wickford) Community groups and have had some good donations so now have a few sacks of towels that will be with you in the next few days. Thanks for all the fantastic work you do

I wonder if some of them weren’t orphans and the mother came back to find her fawn gone.🥺

from a crazy deer lover i cant express my love and gratitude to you all our wildlife has the best team to help when its needed. thank u all so much for everything u do. ( ps. the crane bird trying to break in is HUGE ) if u need me for anything just shout 😘

Should we be concerned that we are seeing mums and fawns in the town area in stanford-le-hope On the main roads?? 🦌🦌

Are people removing these from where their mother's left them?

oh so beautiful bless them

So beautiful

Thank you for what you are doing

That black fawn was so handsome. Poor baby xx

Amazing.

Thank you xxx

So sad xx

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