During the past month, Eastern Screech-Owl #21-1102 has been receiving regular exercising sessions with the rehabilitation staff in an outdoor flight pen.
Sadly, Bald Eagle #21-0677 was humanely euthanized on September 17. Despite the intensive care the veterinary and rehabilitation staff provided during the past five months, involving numerous techniques and medications, the eagle's carpal wounds repeatedly opened and showed signs of infection.
On September 12, a private citizen found a young Turkey Vulture stuck in a large mud pit near a construction site in Charlottesville. The citizen contacted some friends and family, who quickly gathered resources to rescue the vulture and met her at the site.
The goal of the Center is “to treat to release” – to restore patients to health and return as many as possible to the wild. In rare instances, the Center has the opportunity to track eagles after their release. Click here to follow these former eagle patients.