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The Summer of a Lifetime

The Summer of a Lifetime

August 19, 2018 Victoria Garrett
When I first came to the bird sanctuary, I knew next to nothing about birds. I knew nothing about how tricky they are to care for and rehabilitate. I also had no idea how much I loved these creatures. This summer has been, without a doubt, the summer of a lifetime.
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Education Intern Summer 2018

Education Intern Summer 2018

August 10, 2018 Adrienne DeVault
I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to be the education intern during summer 2018 at the Ohio Bird Sanctuary. This position had an interpretive focus, allowing me not only to learn about the field but also to educate the public about birds of prey in a variety of settings, including with the development of displays.
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Rehab Case Files: Imping a Great horned owl

Rehab Case Files: Imping a Great horned owl

January 30, 2018 Mary Meixner
Our first blog in January featured a Great horned owl who was missing several of her primary feathers, which are essential for flight. This past weekend, we were able to complete the process of "imping" (implanting feathers)for this bird.
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Rehab Case Files: Screech Owl x 4

Rehab Case Files: Screech Owl x 4

January 23, 2018 Mary Meixner
The stories of four screech owls in our care at the moment.
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Rehab Case Files: Barred Owl

Rehab Case Files: Barred Owl

January 16, 2018 Mary Meixner
This week, we are featuring a Barred owl that we received just before the new year.
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Rehab Case Files: Great Horned Owl

Rehab Case Files: Great Horned Owl

January 9, 2018 Mary Meixner
Check out a few of the birds we are currently treating at the Sanctuary
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"Baby, it's cold outside!": Week 3, featuring Kevin!

December 19, 2017 Mary Meixner
Learn about Kevin, our osprey!
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"Baby, it's cold outside!": Week 2, featuring Phoenix and Elliott

December 12, 2017 Mary Meixner
Meet two of our birds, Phoenix and Elliott, who live inside during the winter!
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"Baby, it's cold outside!"

December 5, 2017 Mary Meixner
Find out the who, what, where, when, and why of winter at OBS.
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Hey, Did You Know...

Hey, Did You Know...

August 7, 2017
How to identify birds in the sky!
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Flying Free!

Flying Free!

July 7, 2017 Emily Smith
One of the most rewarding parts of wildlife rehabilitation is releasing the animal back into the wild! In the last couple of weeks, we have had the privilege of releasing some of the birds that were in our care at the sanctuary!
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Hey, Did You Know...

Hey, Did You Know...

June 21, 2017
Can you tell the difference between a raven and a crow?
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