Dangers to birds
Birds can come across many different hazards. These pages describe some of the more common ones you are likely to come across, and what to do to help.
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Oil pollution incidents can happen on any scale, ranging from small domestic spillages to major disasters.
Birds can pick up poison accidentally by eating dressed seed, or can become victims of intentional poisoning.
During strong gales seabirds may get blown inland and find themselves stranded.
Fireworks and birds
The issue of fireworks and their impact on wild birds is a common cause for concern, especially around Bonfire Night.