Tinsel the Magpie returns to the wild

The last of the Christmas decorations have been taken down from the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital with the release of a juvenile magpie found with a nail lodged through its skull on Bribie Island on the Sunshine Coast.

The young bird, named Tinsel, received a warm greeting from residents in the Banksia Beach street where it was found injured three weeks ago with an 8cm nail penetrating the sinus and upper beak.

Read the full story on our website http://www.australiazoo.com.au/about-us/zoo-gossip/987-tinsel-the-magpie-returns-to-the-wild

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