A Pied-billed Grebe was admitted as patient #16-2188 on September 28. The grebe was found on the greenway in Waynesboro and appeared injured.
Kayakers along the south fork of the Shenandoah River rescued an Osprey on September 28. The osprey was unable to fly and appeared injured; the kayakers were able to capture the bird, and the osprey was admitted to the Wildlife Center as patient #16-2190.
On September 28, a Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crew helped rescue an injured Peregrine Falcon found in Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.
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.