As you may know I have been rescuing and rehabilitating wildlife over the past few months. I volunteer for West Cornwall Wildlife Volunteers who have been inundated this year due to COVID-19 forcing the closure of many other centres. Over the last few months, I have cared for 40 Herring gulls, 2 greater Black Backed Gulls, 2 sparrows, 5 house Martins, 2 Swallows, 7 Jackdaws, 2 pigeons, 2 Magpies, 3 Buzzards, 2 Crows, a goose, a Shag and a Jay as well many others who were just passing through!
I have been able to purchase a static incubator with my last fundraising event but as regulated warmth is vital immediately especially to young birds who are not able to regulate their own body temperature and it is also an important factor in treating shock, I would like to have a portable incubator with a car adapter so that I can start treatment immediately.
The group don't receive any funding and rely completely on donations to carry on their work, supporting and caring for wildlife to release back into the wild. I would like to be able to help more by having improved facilities. So I am going to raise funds towards purchasing a Brinsea TLC50 Advance Brooder ICU which has a car adapter and a digital thermostat with an alarm.
I have added lots of new small paintings to my shop and they will all help towards my fund, I will be donating 20% of all sales during December to help pay for aviary improvements, the incubator below and food etc. My Studio will be open by appointment in December and you will be able to donate directly via my go fund me account or paypal please see below. All my paintings under £200 will also be part of the #artistsupportpledge
Just a few of the visitors I have had over the summer