After months and months of care and learning to hunt for themselves numerous owls were released back into the wild.
Look what springtime brought to DVWR, a fledgling Saw-whet Owl! Rare for Nevada, Saw-Whet owls are only 8″ tall when full grown.
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…
Evelyn assessed just a short stay at DVWR for this young hawk. Possibly stunned from a window strike, proper nutrition will boost the hawk’s strength and flying skills in preparation for release.