Social Distancing with Aurora

Social Distancing with Aurora

Aurora is beginning to molt and has really terrible feather quality. She spends most of her time in an indoor aviary with a UV light to provide vitamin D. It turns out that these bulbs only provide UV rays for six months, although they emit light for much longer than...
Today’s Release

Today’s Release

It’s very important to make sure releases are done in the proper habitat. Usually for song birds, this is not a problem. One robin more or less in a suburban neighborhood is not going to make a difference one way or another. Other species need to be released in...
Musical Cages

Musical Cages

I spent the Memorial Day weekend in an elaborate quadrille with assorted rehab birds getting everyone situated according to their ever-changing needs. I started out with four robin nestlings and a baby jay in an incubator, three flickers in an inside cage, a...