2021 Rehabilitation Success Stories
Rehabilitation staff. Consider making a donation to VINS on Giving Tuesday (November 30, 2021) to support the care of injured and orphaned wild birds.
2019 at the Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation
It has certainly been a busy year! Many may remember that our intake total was a record-breaking 652 patients in 2018. But move over, 2018 – the VINS Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation received 705 total patients in 2019.
An Eagle Against the Odds
By Sheena PatelWildlife Rehabilitator Here’s a remarkable story about a Bald Eagle on its last breath who, against all odds, was able to be nursed back to health and rejoin the wild: On February 20th, the Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences (VINS) Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation received a call about a Bald Eagle found…
The Red-tailed Hawk with Bald Eagle Parents
by Anna Autilio Environmental Educator Amidst the news stories this week is the curious tale of a nestling Red-tailed Hawk in British Columbia, Canada. Why is this little bird, of the most common hawk species in North America, the subject of headlines across Canada and the United States? Nestling Red-tailed Hawk (front, left) with Bald…
Trucker Holds Injured Eagle After Accident: What you should do instead!
A truck driver in Washington state held an injured eagle in his arms while waiting for assistance to transport the bird. His rig had collided with the bird minutes earlier. The police who responded to the incident also shared a photo of the event. Since it went viral, many people have been praising the man’s…