For safety reasons, the power company removed a Red-tailed Hawk Nest and quickly brought it Evelyn. Two hatched in good health!
This time of year babies of various species are brought to DVWR for care. Two Great Horned Owls recently arrived and received excellent prognosis. Once they achieve a certain level of growth and demonstrate hunting abilities they will be returned to the wild.
Hopefully just a quick rest at DVWRS for this raptor. An observant resident notified the Fallon office of Department of Wildlife the hawk was on the ground unable to fly. Not seen as frequently as other hawks, it is good news the Red-shouldered Hawk is expected a quick recovery.
After arriving quite famished from migration and unable to fly, the Egret regained good health under Evelyn’s specialized care and was then released to a beneficial habitat.
Beautiful Golden Eagle from the Eureka area is doing very well after a truck windshield strike.
An open neck wound on the grebe is healing nicely. Before flight, the hawk chatted with Evelyn.
One of the many first aid procedures recently at DVWR included Evelyn skillfully removing a fishhook caught in the throat of a cormorant. A release was then in order. Evelyn kept the beak secure at waters edge as they can quickly defensively jab with their beak. The cormorant was returned to its habitat and happily […]
Spring brings new life to DVWR. Photo of rescued baby Great Horned Owl at just a few days old and then 10 days later looking well-fed and growing!