Scotts of Helmsley chipping in to feed rare bird of prey

Scotts chef manager Shane White, Charlie Heap and Inowashi tuck into a portion of fish and chips from the Helmsley chippie

Scotts chef manager Shane White, Charlie Heap and Inowashi tuck into a portion of fish and chips from the Helmsley chippie

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A NORTH Yorkshire chippie has come to the rescue of a local bird of prey centre and is helping to feed one of it's rarest residents.

Scotts of Helmsley answered a cry of help from the nearby International Centre for Birds of Prey, who were desperate for a regular supply of fresh fish to feed their rare Steller’s sea eagle, which weights 14lbs and has a massive 8ft wingspan.

Inowashi – Japanese for big eagle – is part of a world-wide breeding programme for the birds.

She has been at the International Centre for Birds of Prey – owned and run by Charlie Heap – since it opened last year.

Charlie said: “Being based in Duncombe Park, we are just around the corner from Scotts so thought I would be cheeky and ask if they might consider donating fish to us on a regular basis.

“She is a fussy eater, but she can’t get enough of the fish that Scotts supply. Thanks to Scotts, Inowashi is probably the best fed Steller’s sea eagle in the world!”

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9:20am Thu 10 Apr 14

sheps lad says...

Love the expression on the birds face!
Love the expression on the birds face! sheps lad
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5:17am Fri 11 Apr 14

Magicman! says...

sheps lad wrote:
Love the expression on the birds face!
It's the same face I have when I walk into a sweet shop that's got a sale on!
[quote][p][bold]sheps lad[/bold] wrote: Love the expression on the birds face![/p][/quote]It's the same face I have when I walk into a sweet shop that's got a sale on! Magicman!
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