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Hummingbird Takes Flight

PATIENT:  Ruby-throated Hummingbird, #10-2013 LOCATION:  Stuarts Draft, Augusta County, Virginia CAUSE OF ADMISSION:   Covered in pine sap ADMISSION DATE:  September 18 PROGNOSIS:  Released, September 20

WCV Admits 2000th patient of 2010

PATIENT:  Eastern Grey Squirrel, #10-2000 LOCATION:  Nelson County, VA CAUSE OF ADMISSIONTree was cut down

An Unexpected Visitor: Update

PATIENT:  Virginia Opossum, #10-1847 LOCATION:  Staunton, Virginia CAUSE OF ADMISSIONFound in closet

Eastern Box Turtle is Out and About ... Again

PATIENT:  Eastern Box Turtle, #10-1539 LOCATION:  Sherando, Augusta County, Virginia CAUSE OF ADMISSION:   Likely hit by car

Highland County Bald Eagle

PATIENT:   Bald Eagle, #10-1887 RESCUE LOCATION:  McDowell, Virginia CONDITIONNot flying, listless

An Unexpected Visitor

PATIENT:  Virginia Opossum, #10-1847 LOCATION:  Staunton, Virginia CAUSE OF ADMISSIONFound in closet

Cedar Waxwing

PATIENT:  Cedar Waxwing, #10-1658 LOCATION:  Batesville, Virginia INJURYCat attack

A challenging patient

PATIENT:  Purple Martin, #10-1629 LOCATION:  Fort Defiance, Virginia CONDITIONUnable to fly

Peregrine Falcon Medical Updates

On October 12, a rare female Peregrine Falcon was admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia.  The falcon  was found on the ground, injured and unable to fly, on East Cary Street in Richmond.  She was picked up by A. K.

Critter Cam: Red-shouldered Hawk

PATIENT: Red-shouldered Hawk, #11-2633 LOCATION OF RESCUE:  Albemarle County, Virginia CAUSE OF ADMISSION:  Hit by car ADMISSION DATE: December 4, 2011

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