NWC – NSW Wildlife Council

TRAINING CALENDAR

NWC Member groups offer training in all forms of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation. Listed below are the training courses offered by our member organisations.

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NATF – Introduction to Rehabilitation and Captive Management of Injured and Orphaned Birds

September 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - September 11, 2016 @ 3:30 pm

$22

The Introduction to Captive Management and Rehabilitation of Injured (Saturday) and Hand Rearing and Rehabilitation of Orphaned Birds (Sunday)

This first day will cover:

  • Safety & Handling Considerations;
  • Identification, Legal Requirements: OEH Code of Practice for Injured, Sick and Orphaned Protected Fauna (2011);
  • Rescue,handling & transportation;
  • Health and monitoring;
  • Common injuries & diseases;
  • Best rehabilitation husbandry practices;
  • Intensive care & facilities;
  • Assessment, stabilisation and intensive care practices;
  • Facilities; Food & nutrition;
  • Release considerations;
  • Data recording responsibilities

The second day will cover:

  • hand rearing or orphaned nestlings and fledglings including Identification;
  • Legal Requirements: Code of Practice;
  • Records: Assessment Care;
  • Rescue or Reunite considerations;
  • Assessment & Stabilisation;
  • Imprinting: (Filial Imprinting, Auditory Imprinting, Sexual Imprinting, Habitat Imprinting);
  • Basic care of precocial chicks (housing, husbandry, water, food & nutrition);
  • Basic care of altrical chicks (housing chicks & fledglings, warmth, companionship, water, diet & nutrition, feeding techniques);
  • Hand rearing diseases;
  • Release considerations

Details

Start:
September 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am
End:
September 11, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
Cost:
$22
Website:
http://www.hunterwildlife.org.au/trainingupdates/

Organiser

NATF
Email:
training@hunterwildlife.org.au
Website:
http://www.hunterwildlife.org.au/trainingupdates/

Venue

Hunter Wildlife Rescue Centre
1 Wetlands Place
Shortland, New South Wales 2307 Australia
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