Lynn's Journal

Oct 9 - Oct 15

GHOW netting

Great Horned Owl 17-602


The first admission last week was a Great Horned Owl who was found tangled in the netting of a pheasant pen. He has a laceration above his left foot. With luck he will be releasable once the wound heals. We could see no other damage on a radiograph.

Oct 2 - Oct 8

New X-ray System

We Are Back To Full Strength And Them Some Thanks To You!!!


Craig from Les Wilkens & Associates spent two days in the clinic this past week installing the new x-ray system. We learned a lot and experimented with the many options in order to get the best images possible, especially for smaller birds. …

Sep 25 - Oct 1

GOEA HBT

Our Thanks To The Kinsman Foundation

We received notice this week that The Kinsman Foundation has awarded Blue Mountain Wildlife a $12,000 grant for 2018 operating expenses. We are very grateful to the foundation for their on-going, generous support of BMW and wildlife rehabilitation throughout Oregon. 

Sep 18 - Sep 24

RTHA 17-563 rad 2.001

Red-tailed Hawk 17-563

This past week we made up for September’s slow start. The first 17 days of the month brought 29 admissions, including 5 raptors. The third week of the month we had 22 admissions, including 12 raptors and a gopher snake. 

RTHA 17-563


Red-tailed Hawk 17-563 was one of three red-tails, fortunately the only one that was shot. …

Sep 11 - Sep 17

Red-necked Grebe

Special Visitors

Weve had special visitors this week. We first met Ken and Kirsti Strandberg when they found an injured American Kestrel in Long Creek, OR and transported it to Pendleton for care. They are full-time RVers and were visiting Long Creek to watch the solar eclipse. …

Sep 4 - Sep 10

Bald Eagle Release

You Have Helped Us Soar Past Our Goal


You did it! We will soon be back to full strength. We needed $16,000 to reach our goal of $26,000 for the new x-ray system. You have given $19,000. The new x-ray system is scheduled to be installed the last week of September. …




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Email: lynn@bluemountainwildlife.org
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