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THE FOLLOWING BIRD RESCUE CENTRES ARE AVAILABLE IN GREATER MANCHESTER OR OPERATE IN THE AREA:
EMERGENCY NUMBER. Tel. 0300 1234999.
STAPELEY GRANGE WILDLIFE HOSPITAL, near Nantwich tel. 0870 4427102 (directions: exit J16 off M6 onto A500 westbound; go approximately 9 miles until T-junction with A51, following Stapeley Water Gardens signs; it is about half a mile past the Water Gardens on the main road and is signposted.
Eddie Hindle of Monton is RSPCA approved for rehabilitation of raptors and other birds of prey. Tel. 0161 787 7026
National advice line : 08702 410609. Website: www.raptorrescue.org.uk
For escaped birds of prey e.g.. Harris Hawk, Red-tailed Hawks, contact the Independent Bird Register on 08706 088500 to find the owner.
ESCAPES FROM CAPTIVITY
For birds other than pigeons which have rings, contact the British Bird Council (secretary Mr. R. Catton) at 1st Floor, Facet House, Facet Street, King's Norton, Birmingham B38 9PT.
For escaped falcons, Derek Stotton on 01942 674338 acts as a liaison point.
For racing pigeons, contact Royal Pigeon Racing Association, The Reddings, Cheltenham GL51 6RN, tel. 01452 713529 who may be able to help in identifying owners of ringed birds.