Escapee spoonbills recaptured with fish

spoonbillAll three spoonbills which escaped from the Beekse Bergen safari park after the roof of their aviary collapsed under the weight of snow have been recaptured.

The birds were tempted by fish which had been drugged so they could be caught.

The safari park has thanked everyone who helped find the birds via Facebook.

The original report said eight spoonbills and two hamerkop storks had escaped but later this transpired not to be the case.

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