Injured wildlife

Injured wildlife

Please note: the following list contains contact information for external organisations. We do our best to keep this list up to date, but if you notice anything which is incorrect, we would appreciate it if you could get in touch with us at digitalmedia@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk so that we can correct it. 

In the event that you come across an injured or stranded animal, please contact the relevant organisation listed below:

 

Birds

Bats

  • Cornwall Bat Rescue:  Sue and Chris Harlow: 01872 278 695
  • Bat Conservation Trust Bat Helpline: Bat Helpline 0345 1300 228 / enquiries@bats.org.uk

Hedgehogs

  • Prickles & Paws: 01637 831299
  • British Hedgehog Preservation Society: 01584 890 801

Marine

Live marine animals:

  • For live stranded whales, dolphins and seals etc. - British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) 01825 765 546 (24 hours)
  • For advice on live injured or distressed seals - Cornwall Seal Sanctuary 01326 221361

Dead marine animals:

  • CWT Marine Strandings Network 0345 201 2626 (24 hours)

Harassment and Disturbance:

  • Cornwall Marine and Coastal Code 0345 201 2626 (24 hours)

View the Marine and Coastal Code page of the website.

Exotic animals

Newquay Zoo: John Meek, Curator of animals 01637 873342/ john.meek@newquayzoo.org.uk

Wildlife Crime

Incidents of serious harassment should be reported to the Police immediately (Devon and Cornwall Police Wildlife Crimes: 08705 777444) Marine harrassment (less serious or not immediate) can be reported to Cornwall Wildlife Trust's Marine Disturbance 24-hour hotline above. Reports should be supported by photos and videos if possible.

PC Chris Collins – chriscollins@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk

Vets who are willing to receive calls concerning injured wild animals

Caradon

Callington - Calweton Veterinary Group 01579 383231
Liskeard - Luxstowe Veterinary Centre 01579 342120
Looe - Calweton Veterinary Group 01579 263773
Saltash - Albert Cottage Veterinary Clinic 01752 846805

Carrick

St Agnes/Perranporth - St Clement Veterinary Centre 01872 223400
Truro/Roseland - Clifton Villa Veterinary Surgery -  Tregony 01872 501900 or Truro 01872 273694

Kerrier

Camborne - Clifton Villa Veterinary Surgery 01209 711933
Falmouth - Rosemullion Veterinary Surgery 01326 313991
Helston - Rosemullion Veterinary Surgery 01326 572596
Redruth - Jenny Williamson 01209 218801

North Cornwall

Bodmin - Abbott, Draper & Fraser 01208 75252/01208 812530
Bude - Penbode Veterinary Group 01288 353766
Camelford - Penbode Veterinary Group 01840 213277
Launceston - Castle Veterinary Group 01566 772211
Padstow - Penmellyn Veterinary Group 01841 520647
Wadebridge - Abbott, Draper & Fraser 01208 812530

Penwith

Hayle - Hayle Veterinary Surgery 01736 754111
Penzance - Regent Court Veterinary Practise 01736 368768
St Ives - St Ives Veterinary Surgery01736 798333

Restormel

Newquay - Penmellyn Veterinary Group 01637 871695
St Austell - Churchend Veterinary Centre 01726 72095