Swan shot nine times in canal to be released back into the wild

A swan, which survived an attack in which it was shot nine times at a canal in Birmingham, is to be released back into the wild.

Live updates

Swan shot nine times to be released back into wild

The swan that was shot nine times - and survived Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

A swan who lost an eye after being shot nine times in Birmingham is to be released back into the wild.

The bird was shot last month at a canal in Lifford Lane in Kings Norton.

Six pellets were removed from the neck and beak of the swan, but it sadly lost one of its eyes.

The swan after the attack Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

Advertisement

Back to top

Latest ITV News reports