The Wildlife Center has begun to see the shift of spring mammals to baby birds. The birds are arriving in all shapes, rx varieties and ages. For the next several months, the variety of species brought to the Wildlife Center will continue to increase as more baby birds arrive. Last year the Wildlife Center admitted almost 200 different species!
Just in the last week the Wildlife Center admitted – American Crow, American Robin, Armadillo, Barred Owl, Black-Bellied Whistling Duck, Blue Jay, Carolina Wren, Cattle Egret, Cedar Waxwing, Chuck-Wills Widow, Common Grackle, Downy Woodpecker, Eastern Cotton Tail Rabbit, Eastern Fox Squirrel, Eastern Gray Squirrel, Eastern Screech Owl, English House Sparrow, European Starling, Great Horned Owl, House Finch, Indigo Bunting, Killdeer, Mallard Duck, Merlin, Mourning Dove, Northern Cardinal, Northern Mockingbird, Osprey, Purple Gallinule, Raccoon, Red-Bellied Woodpecker, Rock Dove, Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, Southern Flying Squirrel, Swamp Rabbit, Virginia Opossum, Whip-oppr-will, White-Winged Dove, Yellow Breasted Chat, Yellow-Crowned Night Heron.
If you are not a volunteer with the Wildlife Center of Texas and would like to help these amazing creatures please call the Wildlife Center 713-861-9453 to register for the next orientation. For more information about volunteering check under the “How You Can Help” tab. English House Sparrows on the left and a Purple Gallinule is on the right. Barred Owlets below.