Rehab Bird Gallery

Rehab Bird Gallery

I gave a presentation on Saturday at an orientation for folks interested in becoming wildlife rehabilitators and put together this slide show of rehab birds from the last few years. Spring is in the air and the chicks are coming. Enjoy!...
Exodus

Exodus

Today was a day of avian departures. The Northern Flickers headed out to parts unknown, after having reduced the circumference of the perches in the flights cage by about a half. That would be a woodpecker thing, I guess. The main drama was getting Junior Crow...
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...
Northern Flickers Take Up Residence

Northern Flickers Take Up Residence

I was supposed to get a blue jay fledge (in my wheelhouse because jays are in the same family (corvids) as crows) but it turned out to be a grackle, so I ended up with three northern flickers instead. That’s the way rehab works. I’ve never taken care of...