The New Arc

The North East Wildlife & Animal Rescue Centre

The New Arc, Nether Auquhadlie, Auchnagatt, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 8UW | Tel: 0796 225 3867 | Email:  

The North East Wildlife & Animal Rescue Centre is the largest wildlife rescue in the north of Scotland. An independent Charity, based just outside Ellon, Aberdeenshire, we take in large numbers of orphaned or injured birds and mammals every year.

One of the several red squirrel we have hand reared

Wildlife rehabilitation: We have many years experience hand-rearing orphan birds, and dealing with orphaned and injured mammals, with the intention to release them back into the wild when they are fit and able.



Since we started in 2006 we have rescued and rehabilitated over 16,000 animals and birds. We have a 24/7 service, offering advice and assistance, and an Animal Ambulance to take us out and about when we are able


For more information, including what we do, where we are, and how to contact us, please visit our about page.

Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Winner 2019

We were honoured to be nominated for an IFAW Award, and thrilled to be invited to collect our Award (Wildlife Rescue Centre of the Year) at a ceremony hosted by the Lord Desai at The House of Lords.  The Award was presented by Bill Oddie, who we were delighted to have chance for a chat with

IFAW Award Winners 2019

IFAW Animal Action Awards 2019

24 hours ago


Thank you to everybody who continues to help us by purchasing from our Wish List - its really appreciated.
We are running low on a few of our essential items - I have updated our Amazon Wish List, thank you to those who asked for it <3

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6 days ago


Please save your used stamps to help raise funds for the New Arc. British and foreign stamps welcome. Please cut the stamp from the envelope leaving a paper border of at least 1cm around the stamp. Please send your used stamps to;
New Arc Stamps, c/o Wendy, 43c Montrose Avenue, Auldearn, Nairn IV12 5TT. Wendy is a volunteer and is running this in conjunction with Iain Young of Grampian Stamps, Aberdeen. Iain also sells dicounted postage saving between 20 to 30%. For more information on discounted stamps, you can e-mail or telephone 01224 639704. Happy stamp collecting to help the New Arc.

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7 days ago


First release of 2021. This Snipe flew into a window and suffered a mild concussion, lovely for him to get back out again flying free
If you would like to support the work we do please consider giving a donation. With lockdown our Charity Shop is again closed sadly and we need your support
PayPal or you can donate via our Facebook button

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2 weeks ago


ICU part way finished.. a bit more to do yet ...

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We hope you enjoy our site! Please do to visit us again - we will be updating regularly.

If you have any questions about animals, be it advice, or needing assistance with a rescue, please contact us either by telephone (0796 225 3867), Facebook, or contact form.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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