Wildlife Advice

Wildlife FAQs

Durham Wildlife Trust get asked lots of interesting questions about wildlife and what to do if you encounter an injured animal. Here are some of our frequently asked questions.

PLEASE NOTE: The Trust is not able to care for injured or sick wildlife. It may be that veterinary treatment is required. Your local vet or the RSPCA may be able to advise.

Hedgehog in leaves

Credit Jon Hawkins

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How can I help a Hedgehog?

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Goldfinch

Photo by Fergus Gill 2020Vision 

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How can I help an injured baby bird?

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Exmoor Ponies

  Photo by Enid Hoseason

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How can I help Exmoor Ponies

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Tadpole

Photo by Alan Price

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How can I help tadpoles and spawn?

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house sparrows in water

Bath Time 2-Two young sparrows enjoying a bath in a puddle on St Ives harbour wall. - Chris Speller

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How can I help wildlife in the heat?

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