An Avian Flu Prevention Zone came into force across the UK on the 17th October 2022.
Due to our increased biosecurity, we are no longer taking in admissions but may be able to help in rescue and immediate release situations. Please call us for advice.
Please never touch a dead or sick bird. You should call the Defra helpline (03459 33 55 77) if you find a) 1 or more dead bird of prey or owl; b) 3 or more dead gulls or wild waterfowl (swans, geese and ducks); or 5 or more dead birds of any species.
For all non-emergency enquiries, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. We ask that you be patient as we are a very busy charity dealing with emergency call-outs and treatment of swans within our care.
We kindly request that you do not email us details of swan casualties or emergencies as we may be unable to check or respond to emails on a regular basis if we are out on a rescue (as we frequently are) or very busy.
Swan Lifeline is dedicated to the rescue and care of swans but we are always happy to give advice on other wildfowl if we are able to do so or will do our best to advise alternative contacts.