Lynn's Journal

Aug 22 - Aug 28

RTHA Samantha release 1

Killdeer Flies Free

After multiple unsuccessful efforts to remove the fish hook from the Killdeer, the decision was made to release the bird. It was admitted weighing a thin 68 grams and released at a plump 84 grams. The hook seemed to be firmly anchored in the esophagus and was not effecting the bird’s ability to eat. …

Aug 15 - Aug 21


Flammulated Owl - A TIny Fledgling

The Flammulated Owl is the smallest owl in the Pacific Northwest, with an average weight range of 45 to 63 grams. This little guy weighed 41 grams on admission (1.5 ounces). Two days later, when this photo was taken, he weighs 49 grams - apparently meal worms are very tasty! …

Aug 8 - Aug 14

Douglas Squirrel

Never A Dull Moment

Business is finally slowing down a bit - there have been 720 admissions to date in 2016, but there never is a dull moment. A call came in this week from a frantic woman. She was home alone, heard a thud at the door, opened it and a “baby owl" flew in. …

Aug 1 - Aug 7

Juv Cooper's

A Full House: 3 Cooper’s Hawks and 2 Golden Eagles

To be sure, the eagles are both outside in a flight pen and two of the Cooper’s Hawks were admitted two weeks ago, but there are 3 Cooper’s Hawks currently in hospital cages. Below are Golden Eagles Trapper and Denio

July 25 - July 31

Cindy, Dave, Lynn & Bob

Remembering Alex Gadaire

We were privileged to welcome the extended family of former intern Alex Gadaire this past week. Alex passed away this spring from the effects of a seizure disorder. His family spent two days volunteering at the center in honor of his memory. …

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