On March 25, an adult female Common Loon was found down on a road in Goshen, Virginia. The loon’s rescuer was able to capture the bird and quickly transported her to the Wildlife Center for assessment and care.
On March 24, the rehabilitation staff began exercising Eastern Screech-Owl #15-0047.
Merlin #15-0151 has remained bright, alert, and very feisty during the past week and is eating well. On March 20, the veterinary staff rechecked radiographs, which revealed a small callus forming at the fracture site indicating that the fracture was healing. Dr.
The goal of the Center is “to treat to release” – to restore patients to health and return as many as possible to the wild. In rare instances, the Center has the opportunity to track eagles after their release. Click here to follow these former eagle patients.