West Sussex Wildlife Protection

AUTUMN / WINTER NEWSLETTER 2021

Diary since last newsletter Spring 2021 PTS=put to sleep, DOA= dead on arrival, RTA= road traffic
accident, PM= post mortem
MARCH
4 ENQUIRIES REGARDING FOXES WITH MANGE OR UNWELL LOOKING, ADVICE GIVEN, MEDICATION
ARRANGED
Pigeon broken wing, Pagham, taken to Alphapet
Lady concerned re fox , Emsworth, advice given
1. Deer RTA, Cocking. Jaine and Simon attended , checked deer out, released later in field
2. Moor Hen injured from bird attack, Chichester, Simon went, Taken to Brent Lodge
3. Mallard, injured leg, Felpham, Jaine went couldn’t find duck
4. Shed demolished and fox cubs found, Rustington. Advice given. Vixen came back and
collected all the cubs
5. Snipe injured, St Marys School , Bognor , Jaine and Simon took to Alphapet
6. Suspected fox poisoning, Aldwick, legal letter sent to house owner
7. Fox stuck under decking, Angmering, Catherine checked out , fox OK
8. Buzzard shot, Wiston Estate, Police involved
9. Badgers causing garden problem, Hambledon, advice given
10. Fox with entire tongue removed , Stanstead, see article.
11. Herring gull shot, Bognor , Becky attended , Police involved, see article
12. Two fox cubs abandoned, Felpham, Jaine and Simon, taken to Brent Lodge
13. Young nestling catted, Haslemere, advice given
14. Swan on Chichester road, Simon Smith took back to Canal
APRIL
4 ENQUIRIES RELATING TO UNWELL FOXES AND FOXES WITH MANGE, MEDS ARRANGED
2 ENQUIRIES RELATING TO FLEDGLING BIRDS , TAKEN TO BRENT LODGE
15. Seagull injured, Rustington, Simon took to Grove Lodge Vets
16. Swan flown into garden, Chichester, Jaine /Simon took to Dell Quay harbour
17. Egyptian Geese getting run over, Midhurst pond, Jaine/Simon attended
18. Badgers digging lawn, Worthing, advice given
19. Gull under car injured, Chichester, Simon Smith attended, Gull dead
20. Fox cub found in bushes, Bognor. Advice given , but parent did not come back, taken to
Brent Lodge by Stan
21. Fox cub found in street, Rustington, not well, taken to Alphapet, broken tail
22. Crow injured, broken wing, Felpham, Simon took to Alphapet
23. Swans stuck in fencing, Baffins Pond, Portsmouth, Jaine / Simon attended, cut free.
24. Badger not well, Angmering, Vince / Tina attended went to Grove Lodge vets
25. Swan with damaged leg, Barnham, Jaine/Simon attended
26. Mallard with damaged Wing, Portsmouth , Helen Gunn to attend

27. Gull injured, Bognor, Simon took to Alphapet
28. Wren injured, Fontwell. Simon attended, bird OK released
29. Duck and 10 ducklings went through cat flap Chichester, Simon Smith and Kathy attended,
captured and released
30. Builders coming to garden, fox earth with cubs in , Pagham, advice given
31. Duck and ducklings stuck in drain, Chichester, Jaine /Simon attended , taken to Brent Lodge
32. Blackbird injured, Northchapel, taken to Brent Lodge
33. Injured Fox in garden, Hayling Island, John and Sue attended, taken to Alphapet PTS
34. Bird of Prey injured, Singleton, taken to Grove Lodge
35. 5 Fox cubs in school field, Bishop Tufnall , Chichester, advice given
36. Duck and ducklings, Bracklesham Bay, Jaine / Simon took to Brent Lodge
37. Fox with face injury, Portsmouth, Trap set
38. 5 Deer trapped in field, Rose Green, Bognor , Jaine / Simon attended, contacted landowner
39. Fox cubs under shed, Portsmouth, advice given
40. Crow stuck in pond, Hotham Park, Simon attended
41. Deer stuck in building yard, Rustington, Jaine , Simon Smith and Simon attended, captured
and released see article
42. Duck and 8 Ducklings stuck in Launderette, Selsey, Jaine / Simon attended, captured and
released
43. Suspicious vehicle removing dead badger on road, Ford
44. Fox cant eat, injury, Felpham, Trap set, fox taken to Grove Lodge
45. Hedgehog stuck in sports netting, Middleton, Simon took to Alphapet
46. Duck and ducklings in ICELAND shop, Chichester, Jaine /Simon attended took to Brent Lodge
47. Deer injured, Selsey. Simon and Simon Smith attended , taken to Alphapet
48. Deer injured, Upwaltham Barn, couldn’t find it
49. Badger cub dragged out of sett by terrier, Eartham.Vince and Tina attended
MAY
9 ENQUIRIES REGARDING FOXES WITH LEG INJURIES
4 ENQUIRIES REGARDING FLEDGLING BIRDS TAKEN TO BRENT LODGE
2 HEDGEHOG ENQUIRIES
1 GULL OFF ROOF , SIMON PUT BACK
50. Injured Dove, Bognor, advice given
51. Badger unwell in outbuilding, Rogate, Tina to go
52. Squirrel not well, Findon , Simon attended DOA
53. Fox cub injured, Bognor , taken to Alphapet
54. Herring gull covered in paint, Worthing, WADERS to go
55. Duck injured, Mc Donalds, Chichester, Simon took to Alphapet
56. Duck and Ducklings, Bishops Palace , Chichester, Dean there led them to water
57. Seagull injured, Bognor , Stan took to Alphapet
58. Injured deer, Southbourne, Advice given
59. Badger in garden, Petworth, Tina to attend
60. Badgers digging into graves, Reading, Berkshire, Advice given
61. Magpie broken leg, Bognor Simon took to Alphapet
62. Tree cut down with nests in , Lavant, Police called out , letter to tree cutting company sent

63. 2 deer in RTAs, West Dean, Jaine/ Simon attended, one deer DOA, other deer taken to
Alphapet PTS
64. Bird trapped in fat ball feeder, Steyning advice given
65. Duck RTA, ducklings running loose, Wickham, Val attended found two took to Brent Lodge
66. Adult badger dead with cub alive next to it, Graffham, Vince and Tina to attend
67. Dead adult fox with 3 cubs nearby on road, Haywards Heath, advice given
68. Duck and ducklings in garden, Arundel, Jaine /Simon attended, caught and released
69. Deer RTA , Horsham , advice given
70. Fox cub, suspected poison, Bognor, Simon took to Alphapet
71. Herring gull nesting in Bognor Station, Stan attended, seemed OK
72. Ducklings with no adult, Aldwick pond, Stan attended , all OK
73. Injured Kestrel, East Dean, Simon took Alphapet
74. Pigeon Hit window, Bognor , DOA
75. Pigeon stuck in chimney, Upper Beeding , see article
76. Deer RTA, Barnham, Simon took Alphapet
77. Crow injured in garden, Bognor , Stan took to Alphapet
78. Blind Hedgehog, Littlehampton, Advice given
79. Pigeon squabs , one injured, Chichester, Stan took to Alphapet
80. Pigeons trapped in hotel, Littlehampton, Jaine / Simon attended
81. Gull injured, Rustington, Catherine to go
82. Gull injured, Chichester, Jaine / Simon attended
83. Pigeon stuck in netting , Chichester, see article
JUNE
11 ENQUIRIES REGARDING FOXES WITH MANGE OR LEG INJURIES, ADVICE AND MEDS GIVEN
16 ENQUIRIES REGARDING FLEDGLING BIRDS, TAKEN TO BRENT LODGE OR ALPHAPET
27 CALL OUTS TO PUT YOUNG GULLS BACK ON ROOFS, SIMON UP LADDER
1 RESCUE FOR DUCK, DUCKLINGS RELEASED ON RIVER
84. Baby rabbit, mixxie, Chichester, Simon took to Grove Lodge
85. Gull, broken wing , Simon took to Grove Lodge
86. Deer injured, Colgate, Jane Burrows attended
87. Bird stuck in tree, Haywards Heath, Jane Burrows to attend
88. Badger digging up lawn, Bournemouth, advice given
89. Injured hedgehog, Jessie Younghusband School, Jaine /Simon took to Brent Lodge
90. Roe Deer RTA dead , two fawns left at roadside, Westbourne , Jaine/ Simon attended, advice
given , fawns OK
91. Robin nest disturbed, Lancing, advice given
92. Female Deer RTA, Chichester, Jaine/ Simon attended, deer injury bad, pregnant. Sadly shot
on site.
93. Badger holed up in stables, Denmead, advice given
94. Deer RTA, Funtington, Jaine/Simon on way but told deer just died
95. Injured bird behind sofa in house, Bognor. Stan attended took to Brent Lodge
96. Swan injured, Southsea. RSPCA coming
97. Badger problem on allotment, Worthing Borough Council, Given to Tony Slow
98. Badger Cub out during day, Fernhurst, advice given

99. Injured pigeon, missing a leg, Pagham, Jaine took to Alphapet
100. Jackdaw injured, Birdham, Simon took Brent Lodge
101. Fox caught in netting, Primary School, Havant, Simon attended, Fox released
102. Gull with fishing line attached, Littlehampton, Simon attended but bird flew off
103. Sick hedgehog, Bognor , Stan attended
104. Bird attacked on house roof, Middleton, was Cormorant being mobbed by gulls
105. Gull with fishing wire around leg, Chichester advice given
JULY
4 FOX ENQUIRIES REGARDING MANGE OR LEG INJURIES. ADVICE AND MEDICATION GIVEN
56 ENQUIRIES OF YOUNG GULLS FALLEN FROM ROOFS, EITHER PUT BACK UP BY LADDER BY SIMON
OR TAKEN TO VETS
8 BABY BIRD ENQUIRIES, EITHER ADVICE GIVEN OR TAKEN TO BRENT LODGE, OR GROVE LODGE
1 HEDGEHOG ENQUIRY
106. Marsh Harrier caught in fishing Line, Chichester, see article
107. Pigeon injured by cat, Pagham, taken to Alphapet
108. Young deer, chased by dog, Hambrook Hill South, rescued by Simon and Graham ,
taken to Grove Lodge , few broken teeth, few cuts , returned later to area.
109. Deer tangled in fence , advice given, deer released all OK
110. Duck and ducklings stuck in shipping container, Sidlesham, Jaine / Simon attended
caught and released Chichester marina
111. Young Gull on ground, Worthing, Catherine to attend
112. Gull caught in netting on roof, Chichester, Simon attended, fire brigade called out
113. Young Kestrel , fallen from nest , Bignor Park, advice given
114. Fox cub found in living room , curled up with cats, Crawley, advice given
115. Duck RTA , 3 ducklings left , Chichester, advice given
116. Injured fox, Lancing , Catherine to attend
117. Swan not well, Oving, Stan attended took to Brent Lodge
118. Fox cub with bottle on head, Waterlooville, Val Perrymen to attend
119. Duck killed, ducklings left on bank, Chichester,, Stan to attend
120. Fox not well, Emsworth, Helen Gunn attended, fox ran off
121. Gull trapped in Chichester Station, Jaine/Simon attended, gull had escaped
122. Young gull with damaged wing on railway line , Bognor. Stan attended and Network
rail helped , taken to Alphapet
123. Deer with leg injury, Fareham, advice given
124. Crow caught in netting on roof, Worthing. Catherine attended, Fire brigade called
out
125. Young cormorant in garden not well, Chichester, Stan attended
126. Badger seen out during day, East sussex, advice given
127. Gull with injured leg, Felpham, Becky attended took to Brent Lodge
128. Hedgehog not well, Bognor , Becky took to Grove Lodge
129. Gull stuck between fences, Bognor Becky attended, released it
130. Fighting between swans on lake , Arundel, given to Derek Purchase
131. Cat brought in field mice, Midhurst , advice needed

132. Duck and ducklings on pond water high, concerned re drowning, Haywards Heath,
given to Jane Burrows
133. Gull with wing hanging off, Bognor , Stan took to Brent Lodge
134. Swan by road, Hayling Island , advice given , swan flew off
135. Lady concerned re duckling left on own in pond, Aldingbourne, Jaine/ Simon
attended, couldn’t catch duckling , advice given
136. Hedgehog unwell, Bognor, Stan took to Brent Lodge
AUGUST
7 GULL ENQUIRIES , PUT BACK ON ROOF OR TAKEN TO BRENT LODGE / ALPHAPET
7 FOX ENQUIRIES REGARDING LEG INJURY OR MANGE MEDICATION ARRANGED OR ADVICE
GIVEN
12 ENQUIRIES REGARDING FLEDGLING BIRDS, TAKEN TO BRENT LODGE OR ADVICE GIVEN
2 HEDGEHOG ENQUIRIES, ADVICE GIVEN
137. Gull with fishing Line on neck, Chichester, Net for catching to be lent
138. Young pigeon fallen from nest, Bognor, Simon attended put bird in willow basket
attached to tree, went back later, parent bird with it.
139. Dog attacked fox cub in garden, Worthing, Simon attended , fox slightly shaken up ,
but OK, advice given
140. Badger RTA, Selsey, Tina to go
141. Young pigeon injured, Hotham Park, Gillian attended, took to Brent Lodge
142. Injured gull, Chichester yacht basin, Stan attended, gull had ring on, British Trust for
Ornithology contacted
143. Fox cub with prolapse, Portsmouth, Val attended, medication sent , RSPCA trapped
fox
144. 2 Fox cubs stuck in shed, Bognor , Simon attended and released them
145. Pigeon catted, Littlehampton, taken to Fitzalan vets
146. Greylag goose with leg injury, Chichester, Jaine/Simon attended, goose flew away
147. Fox not well, Middleton, Simon attended, fox seemed OK, called out later by another
neighbour, Fox captured by Jaine/ Simon took to Grove Lodge DOA
148. Injured Gull, Bognor , Stan attended, taken to Alphapet
149. Young gull injured, Tescos, Chichester, Simon took to Alphapet
150. Gull broken leg, Bognor Station, Simon took to Alphapet, PTS
151. Fox in cupboard, Chichester, Stan attended, see article
152. Gull with swallowed fishing hook, Aldwick, Stan attended , taken to Alphapet PTS
153. Injured fox fallen between buildings, Cosham , Helen Gunn attended, rescued and
taken to vets
154. Suspected fox poisoning, Lindfield, advice given
155. Badger injured leg, Lindfield, advice given
156. Pigeon not well, Littlehampton, Advice given
157. Cygnet with fishing line tangled, Chichester, Stan, Jaine/ Simon attended, Fire
brigade called out , see article
158. Duck found in garden, Littlehampton, taken to river by Jaine/Simon

SEPTEMBER
4 fledgling Wood pigeon queries
1 Hedgehog advice given
159. Concerned re Hedgehog family, Midhurst, advice given
160. Badger causing havoc in allotment , Lavant, Given to Tina
161. Bird stuck down side of shed, Felpham, Stan attended took to Alphapet
162. Pigeon injured wing, mountain warehouse, Bognor High Street, Becky attended took
to Alphapet
163. Badger sett being interfered with, Southampton, advice given
164. Cow stuck in mud, not well, Burton Mill Pond, Ranger and farmer contacted
165. Crow injured, Felpham, Stan took to Alphapet
166. Young woodpigeon. Felpham, Becky went , took to Brent Lodge
167. Cygnet on Hunston Road, Jaine/Simon attended, could not find , must of flown off
168. Deer limping, Chidham, advice given
169. Fox trapped in flat, Worthing, Simon attended , caught and released fox
170. Cygnet on road, Bognor, Simon caught and took to Dell Quay
171. Pigeon injured, Bognor, Sam Morrell attended, pigeon flew away
172. Pigeon ill, High Street , Bognor , Jaine/ Simon attended took to Alphapet
173. Woodpecker caught in string, Barnham, Simon attended but bird flew away
174. Squirrel stuck on roof, Hayling Island , Advice given
175. Injured pigeon, Brent Lodge shop Bognor High Street, Simon collected took to
Alphapet
176. Foxes living under shed, Worthing, advice given
177. Pigeon not well above SAVERS shop High Street Bognor, Sam Morrell went , taken to
Alphapet
178. Deer stuck in fence wire, Funtington, Simon Smith attended, see article by him
179. Pheasant running around Records Office area, Chichester. Simon attended could not
find him
180. Fox in garden , person concerned about him, Felpham, Simon went , Young fox all
OK advice given
181. Swan not well, Shoreham , Catherine arranged rescue
182. Badgers causing havoc in garden, Findon Valley, passed to Tony Slow
183. Pigeon injured, Legends Night Club, Bognor, Simon attended took to Alphapet
184. Pigeon stuck in shed, Southsea, Advice and rescue , taken to Brent Lodge
185. Swan injured by attack, Bognor, Becky attended , took to Fitzalan vets

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