After months of constant care they successfully took their leave.
Baby in the house.
This baby hawk is receiving care at DVWR. Growing strong day by day.
From the Big to the Very Small
Injured in a collision with a semi-truck this Golden Eagle appears to be making a good comeback. Great horned owl babies are growing fast and although not readily seen in the image a young hummingbird is the smallest guest at DVWR.
A baby and way more babies…
A Great Horned Owl baby is at DVWR along with some very young jackrabbits. All are doing well.
High wind survivor
This baby Great Horned Owl is recovering at DVWR after being blown out of the nest during a storm and sustaining an eye injury. Prognosis very good!
It’s Getting Busy……
The release of a Great Horned Owl and Red-tailed Hawk have kicked off the season. New arrivals included a Screech Owl & Golden Eagle and a rabbit all are receiving the best care.
A good Samaritan brought in a Red-tail Hawk found standing by the side of the road. Evelyn determined the injuries, which luckily were minor. The raptor then did a quick recovery at DVWR and released into the Nevada sky!
Emergency Shorebird Care
For six weeks DVWR continued to take in hundreds of shorebirds suffering from the botulism outbreak at Carson Lake in Churchill County. All hands were on deck for the monumental task of caring for the new arrivals. Additional space was needed so a new flight pen was constructed under Mike’s direction, Evelyn trained volunteers to […]
Using a red headlamp to preserve her and bird’s night vision, Evelyn tube fed dehydrated and starving Ibis & Avocets late into the night. A small percentage survived the botulism outbreak at Carson Lake and Stillwater near Fallon that killed thousands of birds. The ones in Evelyn’s care are weak, yet some are beginning to […]
Kestrel time at DVWR
American Kestrels are fledging now and sometimes they need some extra help like this young one. They eat spiders, moths, cicadas and grasshoppers to name just a small portion of their diet, which is a good reason not to spray pesticides. Mike and the kestrel exchange information at intake.