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 […]

Songbirds

Cedar Waxwings at the CWRC

4 Sep , 2016   Video

Cedar waxings

Four young cedar waxwing birds in care at the nursery of the CWRC. At different stages of development. The youngest being hand fed some blueberries.

Barn Swallow, Endangered

Barn Swallow Emergency Surgery

2 Sep , 2016   Video

A juvenile Barn Swallow was found hanging upside down from its nest by a horse hair wrapped tightly around its leg. The hair was constricting the leg and cut deeply into it. The bird was thin but bright. It was taken to the CWRC where it was assessed and the decision was made to try […]

Eagles

CWRC Live Stream

2 Sep , 2016  

  Live Stream of Patients in our care (Under Construction)

Merlin, X-Ray

Merlin X-Rays and Photo Superimposition

28 Aug , 2016  

Superimposition of x-ray and merlin photo

Here’s a superimposition of an x-ray over a photo of a merlin patient. The merlin that was struck by a car. It is under anesthetic for the procedure. The wings are briefly taped in place in order to position them for the x-ray. The feathers make them look a lot larger than they really are.

Eagles, Release

Eagle Released After 7 Months Rehabilitation

26 Aug , 2016   Video

On Jan 20th 2016 we received a call about an injured eagle that had been found unconscious in a pool of blood near Milford, Nova Scotia. When it arrived at our centre we were expecting the worst a probable hit by car with multiple fractures and an eventual euthanasia. When the bird arrived it was […]