ANIMAL Welfare charity the Scottish SPCA have advised residents of South Ayrshire to look out for wildlife in hot weather.

In a campaign poster shared across their social media, they shared some simple tips on how to give local wildlife a helping hand.

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Ideas include placing cold water out for birds to drink or bathe in, keep the garden hydrated to help bees and butterflies, leave suitable food out for birds and provide a shaded area in the garden where animals can cool down.