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  • 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...
  • Late Bloomers
    by Calah Beckwith Lead Wildlife Keeper With cool temperatures and changing leaves, it feels as though summer has been over for a while now. Birds have been...
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