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Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital Cornwall

Flying free – gull fledglings find their wings!

Here at Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital Cornwall one of the best things about our job is when we get to release a bird that has either recovered from an illness […]

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Gull Chicks Arrive From the Scilly Isles

On Wednesday 28 June, the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust contacted us about two ill herring gull chicks- one with a limp and another who was weak with an injured […]

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BioBlitz 2023

A big thank you to Penryn Campus BioBlitz Committee! On 29th April 2023, Mel and Holly attended Penryn Campus BioBlitz. A BioBlitz is a 24-hour event in which teams of […]

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Charity Art Auction

We’d like to give our sincere thanks to all the people and organisations that supported our charity art auction on Saturday 22nd April.

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What’s next for the Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital Cornwall?

With Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital Cornwall approaching our centenary in 2028, we want to ensure that we are fit for the next 100 years – so our Council of Trustees and our team are working on a series of proposals to improve the quality of what we do.

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Huge thanks to our recent supporters

Each month, we like to take a moment to thank our supporters for the fundraising work they undertake on behalf of Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital Cornwall. The hospital is relies on charitable donations to keep it running, and everything our community does is gratefully recognised and received.

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Place a Bid in our Art Auction

Help raise much needed funds this April

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Learn about the Torrey Canyon Oil Spill

Our Hospital has been offering care and rehabilitation to birds for almost 100 years – and without doubt, the Torrey Canyon oil spill in 1967 was the most serious event in our history.

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What is Avian Flu?

Cornwall Wild Bird Hospital Mousehole is not currently open to the public. After an avian flu outbreak saw us close our doors last year for 12 months under DEFRAs orders. We are now allowed on site but have lots of refurbishing and remodelling to do. We will continue to look after our current patients but are unable to admit any other birds.

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Visiting Mousehole

Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital Cornwall is situated high above the beautiful fishing village of Mousehole, looking out to Mounts Bay from a clifftop vantage point. Why not take a walk into this picturesque Cornish village and discover it’s charm for yourself?

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