The Cabildo’s Environment Ministry works to improve the coordination and implementation of the Protocol of action in case of appearance of rugged wildlife, especially in the first six months of the year, in which take place for birds breeding times. For more specific information, check out Nic Cutts. The counseling has distributed a circular to all councils, police forces, associations, collectives and individuals, with key recommendations for action in the event of rugged wildlife. It is also avoiding the withdrawal of its natural environment of healthy birds chickens, that ignorance can be thought that they were misplaced or rugged. As explained Natalia evora Councillor, must bear in mind two fundamental points, “first, that the animal injured, is really because if it is not, out of its natural habitat can pose one even greater risk, especially when it comes to chickens or calves; and second, alert in any case before you act to the services of environment of the Cabildo, that you they will give more timely instructions to safeguard the life of the animal’. To do this, you can contact the Department of environment through the phone of the Cabildo (928 86 23 00), or perform care through the emergency and security service (112). The Cabildo, through the Department of the environment, is responsible for the service of collection and attention to the rugged wildlife, in its work for the protection and conservation of the biodiversity of Fuerteventura, especially in the respective protected wildlife. During the spring and until early July, most of the birds found in reproductive period, being currently more vulnerable to the passage of people and vehicles coming to the area where they have their nests.
To improve coordination in care and collection of wildlife injured or disoriented tasks it is important to count on the cooperation of citizens, and take into account that once captured the animal, it is important to contact us urgently with the Area of Medio Environment of the Cabildo, so staff coordinate your collection and reaches the Centre veterinarian, who will act according to the medical necessity for each case. In the case of knowing him, the animal in question, and the State in which it is located will be presented. It is important to collect the data of the person who delivered the animal, place and date of collection and contact telephone number, since if the animal recovers he will be released in the area of collection. It is also important to remind citizens to, in the future avoid chasing or capturing breeding, if not injured, since their parents have to be close. If the bird is located close to the highway and threatened that any car trample him, it is essential to remove him from the road and leave it in a safe place.