KORSMAN CONSERVANCY

INJURED BIRD

RESCUE


Found an injured bird? Please contact the following bird rescue experts for help.

First Aid

  • Gently put a towel over the bird and place it in a box with breathing holes.
  • Keep it in a warm, dark place and leave the bird alone. Keep children and pets away. 
  • Do not feed. If you are unable to get help for a few hours, put a bowl of water in the box.
  • Get the bird to a wildlife rehabilitator as soon as possible.


Raptor specialists

Judy  (Wildlife in Crisis, Springs) 073 112 1131

Vanessa: 082 708 1228 Owls / raptors

Lorna: 083 757 0440 (Bateleur Raptor centre, Linksfield)

Other Birds

Lakefield / Westdene:

Natalie Morris: 011 894 6337 / 083 289 2853

Benoni

Rochelle: 082 893 4591 (Farrarmere)

Maryke: 072 872 2075 (Farramere)

Natalie: 082 331 4719 (Serengeti / Benoni north area)

Karlien: 082 662 9247 (Benoni)

Phillip: 084 597 3317 (Benoni)


Further afield

Friends of Free Wildlife
Margie Brocklehurst 082 561 3681
Michelle 073 314 0674 (Northern suburbs)
Peggy-Ann Mist 082 900 9164 (West Rand)

Vets that accept wild creatures

Johannesburg Wildlife Vet
101 Macgillivray Road, Midrand
071 248 1514

Birds - Bryanston Veterinary Clinic
99 Grosvenor Road, Bryanston, cnr William Nicol
011 706 1381

Small Mammals - Manorswood Veterinary Clinic
15 Umgeni Crescent, Sandton
011 804 2207

SNAKE CATCHERS 

and

BEE REMOVAL


Don't kill reptiles or bees - experts all over  Gauteng can remove them.
This national list is maintained by Shawn Hefer of the Far East Rand Herpetological Association


Download Reptile Rescue / Bee Remover list


Shawn Hefer (snakes and other wildlife, member of Wildlife in Crisis)
072 691 2521


Ill European Honey Buzzard, found near Korsman
Flowchart of steps to take if you find a baby bird
DOWNLOAD PDFs
Bird Rescue Flowchart - take these steps if you find one
How to Rescue a Baby Bird - instructions on handling it

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