Monthly Archives: July 2021

The Baby Eagles Are Falling from the Sky

Today I had five calls from people concerned that they are seeing baby eagles on the ground.  My advice, “Just enjoy.  Not many people get to see baby eagles.” When baby eagles leave the nest, they find themselves down on the ground and don’t know what to do.  Similar to baby birds’ fledgling, young eagles […]

If You Have to Chase a Bird on the Ground…

If you have to chase a bird on the ground, maybe you shouldn’t.  Fledglings spend three to five days on the ground after leaving the nest.  They learn to use their legs before they exercise their wings.  When they hit the ground, they look around, “Huh!  What am I doing here?” The parents, especially robin […]

Every Day Is a New Experience

One of my biggest rewards with rehabilitating animals is enjoying their antics.  I love to watch the young sandhill crane get excited when I give her worms to eat.  Yesterday she tossed one into her water dish, just to observe it moving and thrust her beak in the water to retrieve it.  Worms are absolutely […]