Reporting sick or injured lorikeets

Published on 07 February 2023

Council has received reports of ill and deceased lorikeets in the Gladesville area, and is investigating.

In the meantime the community is encouraged to call Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services or WIRES and provide an exact location to enable the organisations to collect the birds and investigate the cause of their illness or death.

Contact details for these organisations can be found below:

Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services (Sydney Wildlife)

24/7 emergency hotline: (02) 9413 4300

Wildlife Information, Rescue, and Education Service (WIRES) 

24/7 emergency hotline: 1300 094 737 (13 000 WIRES) 

For more information please visit our Sick or Injured Wildlife page.