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Seasonal Animal Advice

Read about some of the seasonal behaviour of native animals

Wildlife help during times of high winds and wild weather

Monday, June 06, 2016

The wild weather and winds across NSW today can bring down trees and nests and separate young and vulnerable chicks and joeys from their parents.
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Helping wildlife during heatwaves and bushfires

Thursday, November 19, 2015

While most native animals are well adapted to changes in climatic conditions they can still suffer during heatwaves.  Animals can cope with extremes in temperatures they are used to, but if these extremes are unusual for a particular area the animals there will struggle.  read more

Snakes are shy and reclusive

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Snake moving through yard  read more

Winter and extreme weather advice to help wildlife

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Kookaburra in snow ©Gavin Columbu read more

Helping wildlife after severe storm events

Monday, April 20, 2015

Strong winds and heavy rain can put wildlife under extreme stress. read more

Strong winds impacting wildlife

Friday, March 20, 2015

The wild weather and winds across NSW today could not have come at a worse time for wildlife. read more

NSW Bushfires

Friday, March 20, 2015

WIRES would like to thank everyone for their very generous donations and other offers of help, both during and since the bushfires.  read more

Snakes - Shy and Reclusive

Friday, March 20, 2015

WIRES receives hundreds of calls from people concerned because they see a snake on their property. read more

Swooping Magpies

Friday, March 20, 2015

A swooping magpie is protecting its territory and nest, it will only act in this manner at breeding time and you will find that it is only some birds that will do this. It is usually as a result of previous perceived intrusion on its territory. read more

Ringtail Possums: worth a second look

Friday, March 20, 2015

Now that it is spring, WIRES – the NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service is receiving many calls to ringtail possums. read more



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