‘Silly season’ for our birds

Gwen Wilkinson, of Gol Gol, holding a wood duck she is caring for. Picture: Louise Donges

Gwen Wilkinson, of Gol Gol, holding a wood duck she is caring for. Picture: Louise Donges

IT’S the “silly season” for Sunraysia Wildlife Carers Group members Terry and Gwen Wilkinson, who are pleading with the community to help them protect native wildlife.

The Gol Gol husband and wife dedicate their time to rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing hurt or orphaned birdlife.

Caring for the birds is a full-time volunteer job, Ms Wilkinson says, explaining the birds needed to be fed every few hours and through the night.

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