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All burning is prohibited during this period. For up to date information regarding Total Fire Bans and community warnings about emergencies, visit Emergency WA

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Native Wildlife

Sick or injured wildlife

Any issues related to sick or injured native wildlife should be directed to the Wildcare Helpline. This helpline is managed by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.

Swooping magpies

Magpies usually begin swooping during the breeding season (August to October).

Find out about living with magpies by visiting the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.

Snakes

If you see a snake on your property or a public place, please contact one of the following experienced wildlife relocators.

NameContact numberFees
Greg Campbell (Australind areas)0419 796 041N/A
Mike Butcher9725 3377 or 0428 193 252Charges apply
Rob Pettit0438 907 981Charges for petrol
Justin Buswell0438 313 321N/A
Lynda Thompson 0438 693 864N/A
Jean Caldwell0429 436 386N/A

Important note: For your safety, do not try to remove the snake yourself or aggravate it. Many snake bites occur due to people attempting to remove the snake themselves. If bitten please seek medical advice immediately by calling 000.

Swarming bees

If you discover a swarm of bees, please contact an experienced professional below.

Important note: For your safety, avoid the area in the immediate vicinity of the swarm and do not aggravate or provoke the bees in any way. Do not attempt to dislodge or remove the swarm.

NameContact number
Steven Cooke0407 199 097
Greg Sudholz0484 570 667

 Other

NameContact number
Roo Rescue0417 992 492

Deceased animal in a public place

If you find a deceased animal in a public place, please contact us and arrangements will be made for its removal.

Deceased animal on private property

If you find a deceased animal on private property, it is the responsibility of the property owner to remove and dispose of the animal.