Pelly the Pelican

Pelly the Pelican

Pelly the pelican came to Wildlife Rockhampton sick, injured and unable to eat. After just 14 days she flapped her wings and flew free back into the wild, healthy and happy. From Pedders Suspension in Rockhampton who found her and called in the experts, to Amanda who...
Laughing Kookaburra

Laughing Kookaburra

This Laughing Kookaburra had a fractured wing. He was rehabilitated and successfully released.
Tawny Goes Home

Tawny Goes Home

This Tawny has an interesting story. A kind member of the public rescued him and took him to the vet. Unfortunately they forgot to leave details of where he was found, but the vet contacted us and we sent out a plea on Facebook to find his home. Our followers shared...
Successful Release

Successful Release

We released our two pheasant Coucals back to the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens today. They both came into care as late chicks when their nest was destroyed by mowing the long grass in which it was made. Luckily someone found them and one of our dedicated carers was able...
Returned to their family

Returned to their family

After 2 weeks in the care of one of our amazing bird carers, these kookaburras were ready for release. We took them back to where they came from and they quickly flew off into the trees to reclaim their territory with a good laugh. Their family members flew in and...