Special visit

We had a very special guest visit us at the sanctuary this week, Paul Evans an opthalmologist vet formerly of the Eye Veterinary clinic Marlbrook Leominster, popped in to see his former patient Boris. Some of you who have visited … Continue reading

Tawny Frogmouth

Tawny Frogmouth

The Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides)  Podargus  means ‘gouty’ is derived from the Greek word podagra meaning gout. This refers to the small, presumably weak feet of the frogmouth. Some say they walk ‘like a gouty old man’. The species name strigoides is from the Latin strix meaning owl, and oides meaning … Continue reading