Urgent Rescue required - rescue complete

To: "" <>
Subject: Urgent Rescue required - rescue complete
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:02:54 +1000
Well done. I didn't know baling twine was that dangerous. Can anyone tell me if 
this type of thing is common?

Peter Shute

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> On 20 Apr 2014, at 7:27 pm, "" 
> <> wrote:
> The Sulpur Crested Cockatoo was rescued on Thursday night, its foot was 
> tangled in bailing twine and the bailing twine was tangled round the 
> branch, the injuries the bird sustained was a broken toe and a 
> laceration across the foot.  The cockie is now in the care of The Haven, 
> Wildlife Sanctuary, 14kms from Yea.
> Many thanks to Wildlife Victoria for sending Nigel of Nigel's Animal 
> Rescue Service to our aide.
> Many thanks also to Nigel ( who drove 2 1/2 hours 
> from Melbourne on Thursday arriving round 6pm, within what seemed 
> minutes he scaled the oak tree 20 meters up and managed to release the 
> bird from the branch once on the ground Nigel cleared the twine from the 
> birds foot.
> Finally thanks to Andrew Vos of The Haven, Wildlife Sanctuary 
> (
> Andrews support through this rescue was wonderful and it's nice to know 
> the Cockie is now in his care.
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