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 […]

Big Jeezley, Eagles

Eagle in Slo-motion in the Big Jeezley

11 Sep , 2016   Video

Testing the slo-mo capabilities of the new Samsung Galaxy 7  in the Big Jeezley.

Community Support, Donations, Fundraising

Good Robot Brewery Raises Pints and Donations for CWRC

6 Sep , 2016   Gallery

Outdoors at the Good Robot Brewing Company

Thanks to the Good Robot Brewing Company and their community minded GoodWill Bot fundraising program the CWRC received a $452 donation.  GoodWill Bot takes place on Mondays at the brewery located at 2736 Robie Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Throughout the day a dollar from every pint sold goes towards a registered charity. The big […]