October 28, 2021

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6 tiny ducklings rescued from within a kerbside drain in Adelaide by volunteers from Dalkeith CFS

Six ducklings that accidentally slipped down a kerbside drain are saved by unexpected emergency crews – ahead of the female who spotted them decides to continue to keep just one for a heartbreaking motive

  • 6 ducklings fell down a roadside drain in Munno Para West in north Adelaide
  • CFS crews were called to the scene all-around 4pm on Monday to rescue the chicks
  • Woman who found ducklings will undertake just one after it was rejected by its mother










A spectacular rescue mission for six little ducklings has unfolded in Adelaide’s north right after the helpless chicks fell down a kerbside drain. 

Crews from the Dalkeith CFS were named to Tatura Highway in Munno Para West all around 4pm on Monday after acquiring reports a raft of ducklings were trapped. 

Volunteers were equipped to efficiently get well every single of the ducklings from the deep cavity by opening up the drain and carefully scooping up the tiny birds. 

Crews from the Dalkeith CFS were being identified as to Tatura Street in Munno Para West close to 4pm on Monday after getting reports a raft of ducklings were trapped 

In photos of the dramatic rescue crews are seen leaning over a dark roadside drain and placing the recovered ducklings on a soft dog bed (pictured)

In pics of the spectacular rescue crews are found leaning about a dim roadside drain and putting the recovered ducklings on a tender pet bed (pictured)

In pics of the remarkable rescue crews are found leaning in excess of a dark roadside drain and putting the recovered ducklings on a comfortable canine bed. 

Matt Gaffney from the Dalkeith CFS advised The Advertiser that a person of the ducklings was afterwards turned down by its mother but would be adopted by the female who initially found out the helpless chicks. 

Miesha Burston confirmed she would be adopting the turned down duckling and stated she was stunned the tiny birds had fallen into the drain in the initial area. 

‘I was shocked they bought in the drain, it really failed to seem like the gaps had been significant sufficient for them to drop as a result of, we could see the mom hanging all around the prime at initial which is how we understood a little something was incorrect.’

The emancipated chicks and their mom ended up witnessed making their way back again toward the close by wetlands following the tense afternoon. 

Matt Gaffney, a volunteer from the Dalkeith CFS, said one of the chicks appeared to be rejected by its mother but would be adopted by the woman who discovered the ducklings

Matt Gaffney, a volunteer from the Dalkeith CFS, stated a person of the chicks appeared to be rejected by its mom but would be adopted by the woman who learned the ducklings

The emancipated chicks and their mother (pictured) were seen making their way back towards the nearby wetlands following the stressful afternoon

The emancipated chicks and their mom (pictured) have been found making their way back again to the close by wetlands subsequent the tense afternoon

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