On January 10, Great Blue Heron #20-3543 was moved to A3, one of the Center’s largest flight enclosures. Veterinary staff has been able to monitor the heron’s flight in A3, as this is one of the enclosures that has a camera. They are pleased with the bird’s current abilities, and have noted tha
Black Bear #20-1694 continues to heal in the Center's Large Mammal Isolation enclosure. Each day, the rehabilitation staff carefully check to ensure that the bear's rectal prolapse has not recurred and that the bear is able to defecate normally.
On January 13, Wildlife Center President Ed Clark released Bald Eagle #21-0013 in Virginia Beach. Reese Lukei with the Center for Conservation Biology attended the release and was able to band the eagle prior to release with both a federal and state research band.
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.