KFBG Blog: Animal Stories
No privacy! The story of a Hong Kong mammal latrine
Which animals share this public toilet? A few months ago, we discovered a wildlife latrine close to KFBG's Monkey Haven. A wildlife latrine could be defined as a specific location where animals reg...
World Snake Day 2021 – behind the scenes at KFBG
In 1999 KFBG commenced a snake rescue project in partnership with the Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department (AFCD) and the HKSAR Police. This ongoing project helps to address the mitig...
This is Pollinator week…
Why is Pollination important and who does it? Normally the first thing that comes to mind when you think of pollination is flowers and bees. I think it is important that everyone understands and resp...
On Buddha’s Birthday – Give Nature a Thought
On the 19th May we celebrate Buddha's Birthday. It is almost refreshing to know that Buddha in his great wisdom placed so much importance on the human connection with all living things. Buddha was pr...
Raptor Stories from rescued birds at KFBG
The first private authorized bird of prey rehabilitation programme was established by Major Jim Ades in Hong Kong in the 1980s. The Jim Ades Raptor Sanctuary houses disabled and imprinted raptors tha...
Another KFBG Landmark is reached: the Wild Animal Rescue Centre’s 20,000th released animal
KFBG Wild Animal Rescue Centre has just reached the milestone of its 20,000th animal release since its establishment in 1994. The special animal was a White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) which had been und...
Bats are essential in a healthy world │ Part two
The Covid 19 Pandemic (Cont'd) The following points are from a joint statement from Bats without Borders (BwB) and Bat Conservation Africa (BCA), both of which are committed to the conservation of Af...
Bats are essential in a healthy world │ Part one
Many of us have heard the natural fact that if you destroy one component of nature you risk upsetting the natural balance and effectively cause a knock on effect that may in turn impact your own life...
Hong Kong's first Swinhoe’s Storm-Petrel released back to the wild after rehabilitation at KFBG Wild Animal Rescue Centre
We are pleased to report that a Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel (Oceanodroma monorhis), was successfully released back into the wild in Clear Water Bay on 17 Nov 2020. The bird represented the first confirme...
Another important milestone for the KFBG Wild Animal Rescue Centre
On 18 Dec 2020, the KFBG Wild Animal Rescue Centre reached another important milestone in its life saving work. The centre received its 10,000th bird patient. The rescued bird was a Spotted Dove (Sp...