Incredible recovery of swan rescued with head injuries from Leeds Liverpool Canal

A swan nursed back to health by a team of amazing volunteers has been released back into the wild - after being rescued from the Leeds Liverpool Canal.

By Daniel Sheridan
Saturday, 11th December 2021, 4:45 pm

The Yorkshire Swan and Wildlife Rescue Hospital used an inflatable boat to save the swan around three months ago.

The swan had "terrible head injuries" when rescued.

However, the swan has now "fully grown and healed" after a "long road back".

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The Yorkshire Swan and Wildlife Rescue Hospital used an inflatable boat to save the swan around three months ago. cc YSWRH

It was released into the wild again recently following successful treatment at the sanctuary.

In an update, the hospital said: "This young swan came to us over three months ago with terrible head injuries, having been rescued by our team on the Leeds Liverpool Canal with the help of one of our inflatable rescue boats.

"It’s been a long road back, but now fully grown and healed, the swan was recently released into the wild once again following successful treatment, care and rehabilitation here at the sanctuary."

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The Yorkshire Swan and Wildlife Rescue Hospital used an inflatable boat to save the swan around three months ago. cc YSWRH
The Yorkshire Swan and Wildlife Rescue Hospital used an inflatable boat to save the swan around three months ago. cc YSWRH