- Wildlife Info
Read about some of the seasonal behaviour of native animals
Strong winds and heavy rain can put wildlife under extreme stress.
How you can help:
After the storm has passed and it is safe to do so please check under trees for fallen chicks, nests or injured birds. There have also been many flying-foxes entangled in backyard fruit tree netting, made worse this year by the severe natural food shortages up and down the east coast of Australia. If you see an injured young or adult flying-fox please do not touch, call WIRES immediately for assistance 1300 094 737. read more
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.
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
Strong winds and heavy rain can put wildlife under extreme stress. read more
The wild weather and winds across NSW today could not have come at a worse time for wildlife. read more
WIRES would like to thank everyone for their very generous donations and other offers of help, both during and since the bushfires. read more
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