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  • Bald Eagle....Freedom for A Special Patient
    by Calah Beckwith Lead Wildlife Keeper A bald eagle is a rare and special patient at the VINS Wild Bird Hospital. Recently, we had the privilege of...
  • Roughed-up Ruffed Grouse
    by VINS Staff Ruffed Grouse, Bonasa umbellus Have you ever wondered where birds sleep? Birds sleep, or roost, in any number of places - in trees and cavities, on...
  • Empty Nest Syndrome
    Nestling American Robin (1) and Cedar Waxwings (4) by Katharine Britton VINS Volunteer I’m feeling the pang of an empty nest. Not because of a last child about to...
  • Something to Crow About
    by Brittany Redelico Wildlife Services Intern photo by Sara Eisenhauer Remember the nestling American Crow we had in our care earlier this summer? Well, I am happy to report...
  • Bye-bye, Bittern
    by Alyssa Womer Wildlife Services Intern What did you do this past fourth of July? Have a barbeque with friends and family? Set off some fireworks? Whatever you...
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