Code of Practice for injured, sick and orphaned native birds
The Code of Practice for Injured, Sick and Orphaned Native Birds is intended for those authorised to rescue, rehabilitate and release native birds.
- 16 June 2022
- Department of Planning and Environment
The code has been developed to ensure the welfare needs of these birds are met and the conservation benefits stemming from their rehabilitation and release are optimised. It also aims to ensure that risks to the health and safety of volunteers rescuing and caring for these animals are reduced and easily managed.
First published in October 2021; reprinted June 2022 with a correction to Section 8.