Check out our newest Golden Eagle rehab patient, see a festive photo shoot with our Raptor Ambassadors, and read our latest blog post!
We're feeling pretty festive around Chintimini lately
Fall is in full swing! Though the rush of animals has slowed, our staff and volunteers are still here 7 days a week to make sure our wildlife patients are comfy-cozy as they recover and rehabilitate.
While our volunteer Raptor Handlers were all dressed up for Halloween, they decided to snap a few photos to share. Nothing says "Happy OWL-oween" like a Harry Potter-themed photo shoot!
Wildlife Rehab At-A-Glance:
2017 Patients: 1,750
Total Patients: 24,891
September Intakes: 111
October Intakes: 88
November Intakes (to date): 26
Western Screech Owl
The Rehab Center Receives a Special Visitor!!
It's not every day (or even every few years!) that we admit a Golden Eagle patient to CWC. This sub-adult male Golden Eagle was found after a probable collision with a vehicle on the Oregon Coast last Thursday. Although he did not suffer any fractures, he was rather emaciated and was not bright or alert upon admission. After several days of critical care measures, including subcutaneous fluids and tube feeding, we are pleased to see him perky, feisty, processing solids well, and on the road to recovery!!
Hot Off the Press!
New blog post:
Friday night volunteer and Shift Leader, Claudia Benfield, writes about the variety of patients she encounters during one of her shifts:
"I started my shift trying to find an injured Great Blue Heron that had been hanging around...