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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Released this little cutie tonight near Sydney. We got her over a year ago with a bad fracture of her shoulder blade and collarbone. That healed great but it took her FOREVER to replace damaged feathers 🙂 It finally happened and she flew off beautifully tonight! Can you tell Murdo didn’t take this pic and […]