Advice

Badgers

BADGERS
Badgers are a protected species. Advice on badger casualties, caught in snares, problems with badgers and badger consultancy contacts.
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Bats

BATS
Many people are needlessly frightened of bats. Here you will find advice on bat casualties as well as links to other bat websites for advice. » More

Birds of prey

BIRDS OF PREY
Birds of prey can be difficult to handle. This section provides advice on how to look after a bird of prey casualty and some of the necessary precautions. » More

Deer

DEER
Deer are difficult and dangerous animals. Here is some basic advice on dealing with deer caught in fencing, road casualties and youngsters. » More

Foxes

FOXES
Hated by some, loved by many. Find advice on fox road casualties, possibly abandoned cubs and various other incidents such as foxes caught in snares. » More

Garden birds

GARDEN BIRDS
The majority of calls we receive during the Spring months are to baby or abandonded birds. Although some do need rescuing, many fledglings do not. » More

Gulls

GULLS
If you live on the coast you will be familiar with these birds. This section provides advice on problems with gulls and ways of dealing with them. » More

Hedgehogs

HEDGEHOGS
They may be covered in spikes but they are not as hardy as you might think. Hedgehogs suffer from a wide variety of illnesses and can be difficult to treat. » More

Oiled sea birds

OILED SEA BIRDS
It’s not just major oil spills which lead to oiled birds being found on our beaches. If you find an oiled bird, we can advise you on what you need to do. » More

Rabbits

RABBITS
Myxomatosis is the most common call we get to rabbit casualties followed by road casualties. They can be difficult to handle and even harder to catch. » More

Seals

SEALS
Along the Sussex Coast we are visited by both harbour and grey seals. Often they are seen swimming up rivers. But sometimes they need our help. » More

Snakes

SNAKES
All species of snake in this country are protected by law. They are not as dangerous as people think, but none the less they can still be frightening. » More

Squirrels

SQUIRRELS
Squirrels are one of the most difficult species to handle and rescue. Read our advice and information on how to deal with problem squirrels. » More

Swans

SWANS
The largest bird in Britain, the mute swan is a favourite in parks around the country. This section offers advice on ill, injured and crashed swans. » More

Whales and dolphins

WHALES & DOLPHINS
BDMLR is the UK’s leading charity dealing with whales and dolphins. Follow their advice on what to do if you find a stranded whale or dolphin. » More

Volunteering for WRAS

VOLUNTEERING
There are several ways in which you can volunteer for WRAS. Read through the following section and contact us if you would like to help. » More