News

October 12, 2010
Additional information about Bald Eagles has recently posted on the Center's website, including:
October 12, 2010

 Will It Be Cherry Tail … Phoenix … Poppy … Ruby … or Twizzler?      

The polls are now open in the Wildlife Center of Virginia’s campaign to name a Red-tailed Hawk – a non-releasable hawk that will soon be visiting schools as one of the Center’s environmental ambassadors. The Center is taking on-line votes in this “Name-the-Hawk” contest through Monday, February 21, and everyone is encouraged to participate.

October 8, 2010

"Skimmerscape"

 
"Squirrel Squall"    
October 7, 2010
Over the past few months, the Wildlife Center has been working to update and improve many of our outdoor enclosures.  Some of these are used to house patients; others are used by the Center's education animals.
October 5, 2010
During the month of September 2010, the Wildlife Center of Virginia admitted 143 patients, representing 36 species.   The most common species of the month was once again Grey Squirrels, with 57 admitted for care.  The less common patients of the month include:
  • 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds
  • Common Yellow-throat Warbler
  • Wood Duck
  • Yellow-bellied Slider Turtle
September 2010 patients by species

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