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  • 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...
  • A Hawk Hullabaloo and a Barred Owl Bonanza
    At the Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation, we serve myriad bird orders: raptors, songbirds, waterfowl, wading birds....the list goes on. However, each season brings us...
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