Plea to help birds in heatwave

Now as temperatures once again soar we're being encouraged to remember the wildlife. Dorset Wildlife Trust is urging people to put out clean water for birds.

Heatwave help for birds

Now as temperatures once again soar we're being encouraged to remember the wildlife. Dorset Wildlife Trust is urging people to put out clean water for birds. In 30 degrees a sparrow can lose three per cent of its body mass every hour. Birds become dehydrated and can easily die.

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