Barred Owl, News Item, Release

Owl Release!

6 Feb , 2017  

We have just successfully released this beautiful barred owl. She was admitted mid December 2016 after being hit by two cars, tossed into a ditch and then mobbed by crows. Brought to the CWRC by DNR. She had signs of head trauma, but no serious injuries or broken bones. Upon being returned to her territory, she took off immediately […]

Big Jeezley, Eagles, Lead, Lead Poisoning, News

CTV News story on the lead poisoned eagles

28 Jan , 2017  

Lead Poisoned Bald Eagle

CTV News Atlantic speaks with CWRC Veterinarian Helene Van Doninck about the recent death of 3 lead poisoned bald eagles at the centre.

Knitted Nests, Song Birds

Beautiful Hand-crafted Nests Arrive at CWRC

28 Jan , 2017  

We love surprise packages in the mail. These beautiful hand-crafted nests from Marilyn Woodworth of the Registered Volunteer Wildlife Rescue Nests arrived this week. Thank you so much for you skill, time and dedication in making these nests for us. They will be put to good use come spring as the orphaned nestlings and baby mammals […]

Eagles, Lead, Lead Poisoning

3rd Lead Poisoned Eagle at CWRC this Year

26 Jan , 2017   Gallery

Mature male Bald eagle Lead Poisoned

Today we admitted a mature male bald eagle. It tested positive for lead. This is the third eagle we have admitted for lead poisoning this year and the 5th bird. This bird is very emaciated and its blood lead level is very high. We have begun chelation treatment but its prognosis is poor. This is […]

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Morning laps in The Big Jeezley

7 Jan , 2017   Gallery

A couple of our patients doing laps, gaining strength this morning in the large raptor flyway also known as The Big Jeezley.

Big Jeezley, Eagles, Owls

The Big Jeezley in 360

4 Jan , 2017  

Testing a 360 camera in the Big Jeezley Flyway. A juvenile bald eagle rehabilitating in the flyway doing laps… Post from RICOH THETA. #theta360 – Spherical Image – RICOH THETA A great horned owl rehabilitating in one of the interior enclosures of The Big Jeezley… Inside enclosure with a Great Horned Owl. #theta360 – Spherical […]

Donations, Fundraising

2017 CWRC Annual Calendar

20 Nov , 2016   Gallery

You Can Help the CWRC by purchasing our annual calendar. This beautiful calendar features images, captured by photographer Murdo Messer, of patients we have seen throughout the year. Each photo is accompanied with a short story about the patient featured. All proceeds go to the CWRC. You can order through our paypal button or you […]

Northern Gannet, Sea Bird

Northern Gannet Release

25 Oct , 2016   Video

This juvenile northern gannet arrived at the CWRC weak and thin. It was examined and found to have no injuries. It was fed and looked after before being returned to the ocean. (There is no audio with this video)

Big Jeezley, Eagles

Why We Love the Big Jeezley

27 Sep , 2016   Video

Our large raptor flyway is awesome. It is the last stop for eagles in our rehabilitation centre before they are released. Here they have virtually unlimited space in which to regain their flight muscles and learn to fly again. The building has out performed our expectations and hopes. Here is some slow motion footage of […]

Eagles, Release

A Tale of Two Eagles

11 Sep , 2016   Video

An eagle takes flight

On July 12, 2016 the CWRC admitted a juvenile male bald eagle that had been hit by a car. It was thin and had injuries to two of its toes on its right foot. On one toe the talon and underlying bone were completely amputated, on the other toe the talon was cracked at the […]