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...
Rehab Season 2016 Has Begun

Rehab Season 2016 Has Begun

This year’s chick rehab season is off to a small, or rather tiny, start. I received a nestling sparrow last night. (At least that’s what I think it is. Newborn chicks are notoriously difficult to identify.) Much to my surprise, this little guy survived the...