Looks like our Trumpeter Swan, Chuck has a potential mate. This (most likely) female Trumpeter Swan came flying in just a week ago and has made Lake Aspen her surrogate home. The two swans have been spotted by Nature Center paparazzi, spending time together in public.
Two recent releases of a pair of successfully rehabbed Red-Tailed Hawks by our Lead Naturalist, Kody Osborne. The smaller, male hawk (pictured on top) enjoyed a few words of encouragement from the Naturalist, before being released in our great meadow on the Nature Center grounds. Good luck guys!
GHO fledge radiographs, showing broken left wing.
Setting the GHO fledge for its radiograph.
Here is a Great Horned Owl fledgling received by Jeff Cooney and Jeannette Bonomo from Long Creek, Oregon. After initial rehab and vet care, it was transferred to the Nature Center rehab raptor transition mew. More updates to come.