Friday, January 27, 2012

Baby Kingfisher

Today when I got home from work there was a cry from the kids. A bird had hit the kitchen door and was lying stunned on the patio. It was a baby Kingfisher. We went outside and kept the chickens away from it while it sat huddled under the patio table. When it seemed unable to fly away we worried that its wing was damaged and put it in a box and drove to a local Vet. 

The girl there was so lovely and promised to keep the bird overnight and check it for injuries. She said that she would ring us in the morning to let us know how it was doing and thanked the kids for bringing it in. We had never actually been to this local vet. It was tucked away in an industrial estate but looked more like a cottage hidden in the bush. It's nice to know that there are great services like this so nearby. We will be eagerly waiting to hear from them again tomorrow....

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