Lynn's Journal

May 15 - May 21

Four baby RTHA's

Now There Are Four - Young Red-tailed Hawks

From left to right: Pink, Orange, Blank and Green. Pink fell out of a nest near Patterson, WA and was fed an inappropriate diet for three days, but seems to be OK. Orange fell from a nest near the Tri-Cities and has multiple injuries in his right wing and left hip. …

May 8 - May 14

Nestling RTHA

First Baby Hawk of the Season

A nestling Red-tailed Hawk fell from her(?) nest this week, fracturing her right humerus in the process. Hopefully she will heal as fast as the baby owls we have seen this spring. We will have to wait and see. There may also be a problem with her right elbow. …

May 1 - May 7

CAGO nestling

Baby Birds Come In All Shapes And Sizes...

A Canada Goose gosling couldn't keep up with his family. He will be fostered into a new family once his gimpy leg gets stronger.

These nestling American Crows became homeless when their nest tree was cut down. Their beaks are color-coded to tell them apart.

Apr 24 - Apr 30

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Baby Season is in Full Swing

Eight species of babies have been admitted to BMW’s Pendleton and Tri-Cities centers in the last two weeks. Michele is now raising 17 Barn Owls at the hack site. Owl #2, that we have been watching, can now swallow whole mice and will be moved outside to a nest box with several other similar sized Barn Owls in the coming week.

Apr 17 - Apr 23

#2 at 15 days

As Big as the Apple!

Barn Owlet #2 continues to grow like crazy. At 15 days old, he’s as tall as the apple and his eyes are open. 

More nestling Great Horned Owls

Five more nestling Great Horned Owls were admitted this past week. One had multiple injuries, but the prognosis for a full recovery is good.

Apr 10 - Apr 16

#2 at 1 day

Growing Like A Bird

Barn Owlet #2 is growing like a weed. In the first photo the owlet is 1 day old. In the second photo it is 8 days old.

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In the video below, owlet #2 is eating off a plate for the first time at 5 days of age!

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