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Birds in Paradise…

The WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre is home to over 600 rescued animals from over 40 different species. Most of these have been victims of the illegal wildlife wildlife trade. Many of them cannot be released back to the wild due to the trauma they have suffered at the hands of…

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Beautiful Bernie…

Some of you may know Ms. Bernie the very special Southern cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) who lives here at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. Bernie was rescued 4 years ago from a village 1 hour from WFFT. Did you know that cassowaries are often cited as the the most dangerous bird…

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Rescued – Brahminy Kite

A few days ago a brahminy kite (Haliastur indus) was brought into the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre after the owners felt he needed a more suitable home. We were informed by the owner that they had found the kite on the ground close to their house when he was a…

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Hedwig Take to the Sky Once Again!

Do you remember the story of Hedwig the rescued barn owl from a few weeks ago…? (full story here: https://www.wfft.org/wildlife-general/local-students-save-barn-owl-wfft-wildlife-rescue-team/). Well, after a period of specialized care from the WFFT Vet Team little Hedwig was able to spread his wings once again. We released him on the project 4 area…

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Rescued Raptor

Yesterday we received a phone call about a bird who had fallen in the garden of a house and could not fly. The WFFT Wildlife Hospital Vet team went to rescue this poor little animal to see what was wrong. He is a black baza (Aviceda leuphotes), belonging to the…

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Rescued – Japanese Sparrowhawk

Yesterday a kind man from Bangkok rescued a juvenile male Japanese sparrowhawk (Accipiter gularis). He had been found next to the mans home drowning in a river, the man noticed it and swiftly saved him from drowning. He then called WFFT immediately and commenced on the long drive down from…

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Jungle Crow – Chao Guay

Meet 'Chao Guay' a jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos) that was brought into the WFFT Wildlife Hospital from another animal hospital in Bangkok. He was initially found in Bangkok by some concerned locals on the floor under a tree. They took him to a veterinary clinic and it was found that…

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Coaly the Asian Koel Arrives

Meet ‘Coaly’ the Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus malayana), he was brought into the Wildlife Friends Foundation Wildlife Thailand Rescue Centre last week after the lady that had ‘rescued’ him, as a very small chick had decided she could not provide him with proper care. After spending the first months of…

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Two Rather Small Animals Arrive at WFFT

Yesterday two rather small animals arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital for emergency treatment. A male common tree shrew (Tupaia glis), was brought from Bangkok by some concerned residents after it was found unable to move in a garden, and a male green bee-eater (Merops orientalis) was found in Cha-am…

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Barn Owl Rescued and Released

Last week some concerned locals found a common barn-owl (Tyto alba) by the side of a busy high-way very weak and unable to fly. He was brought into to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre for treatment, after being given a health check by the vets it was found that he…

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Another Raptor in need of Treatment

Last week we received a call from one of WFFT’s long-term supporters who had found a raptor in her garden very weak and unable to fly. Upon arrival the bird was identified as a juvenile shikra (Accipiter badius). It seems that he may have lost his way after being injured.…

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Injured Infant Owl Brought in for Treatment

An injured juvenile collared scops owl (Otus lettia) has been brought into the WFFT Wildlife Hospital after being found injured by one of our staff at the side of a road. He has a broken wing and broken leg. He is under treatment at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital, we will…

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Ex-pet Brahminy Kite Brought into WFFT

Yesterday morning a man arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital carrying a basket covered by a net within this basket was a very stressed brahminy kite (Haliastur indus). We are told that this kite had been kept as a pet at a location about 30 minutes from the WFFT Wildlife…

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It was to late to save this Kalij Pheasant

A male Kalij Pheasant (Lophura leucomelana crawfurdii) was brought into the WFFT Wildlife Hospital for urgent treatment after being found in a farmer’s field in a very fragile state, close to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. We found bruises on his breast and an injury to his foot; it appears…

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Injured barn owl rescued

We received a call from a lady who had found an injured barn owl (Tyto alba) in her garage. The WFFT Rescue Team immediately went to the aid of this injured bird. It appears that he had flown into the garage after becoming weak and has a badly broken wing.…

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