Posts Tagged Wildlife Center of Virginia

Mystery bird prepares to migrate

This nestling arrived at the Wildlife Center of Virginia July 9th. (Credit: Wildlife Center of Virginia)

It’s migration season for hawks and other raptors, and thousands will be passing through the Rockfish Gap in Virginia – among them a small bird that mystified the experts here.  Sandy Hausman reports on why this creature caused confusion and where he’ll be headed next.

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Eagles again in need of protection

Credit: Wildlife Center of Virginia

Scientists say Virginia and other states around the Chesapeake Bay may once have been home to 3,000 breeding pairs of bald eagles, nourished by a rich supply of fish. 

Their numbers fell dramatically, rebounded and could now be in danger again, as Sandy Hausman reports.

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Wildlife Center of Virginia Sees Record Number of Patients

Warmer winter weather means some bears are not hibernating. (Credit: Wildlife Center of Virginia)

When the pandemic hit Virginia, the Wildlife Center in Waynesboro figured fewer people would be in their cars, and the population of injured animals would probably drop.  Instead, it’s set a record as Sandy Hausman reports.

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