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  • Patient Profile: Eastern Phoebe
    by Becca Novello Intern, Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation Species: Eastern Phoebe Age: Fledglings Cause for Admission: Abduction - Healthy birds removed from nest and parents These three Phoebes came...
  • Dinosaurs in Your Backyard
    by Annie Harmon Education Intern Have you heard the news?  Birds aren't just birds anymore—they're also dinosaurs! I'm not just saying this because I'm excited to see...
  • Book Review: H is for Hawk
    review by Gene Walz, guest writer  H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald Already a bestseller in England and winner of several prestigious book prizes, including book of...
  • It Begins with a Barred Owl
    by Calah Beckwith Lead Wildlife Keeper It wasn't surprising that our first patient of 2015 was a Barred Owl. With 50 Barred Owls admitted as patients in...
  • Our Tiniest Patient: the Northern Saw-whet Owl
    by Calah Beckwith Lead Wildlife Keeper Hawks, falcons, eagles, owls. We treat a variety of raptors, each with his or her own unique challenges and needs. These...
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