Juvenile Bald Eagle Release

Two weeks ago we received a call from Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) regarding a juvenile bald eagle at a landfill in Sumter County. While this is further then we generally cover this was a special case. FWC had two officers who had already spent an entire day attempting to get their hands on the…

Peregrine Falcon Release

Once on the brink of extinction, peregrine falcons are an amazing species with awesome adaptations that help them survive. This species would not have made a comeback and been removed from the endangered species list if it weren’t for human intervention and laws being put in place to protect them. Even with their numbers on…

Eagle 911

​Well yesterday was a BUSY day for Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife, to say the least! Early in the morning we had a call for a Bald Eagle down on the road by the MyFWC…one of our key Rescue Volunteers Susan Miller responded to the scene and was quick to contain the Bald Eagle with…

Barred Owlet Renesting

This baby barred owl took quite a fall from his nest a few weeks ago. One windy day he took a 50-foot plunge from his nest down to the base of the tree. Luckily the family who owned the property had been keeping an eye on the cute little fuzz balls and quickly noticed that…

Island Earth Days

Just a reminder… the annual Island Earth Days festival, continues tomorrow at Honeymoon Island State Park, from 11:00 to 5:00. Click on the link below for more information about the schedule of events and live music. Kris Porter, our licensed wildlife rehabilitator , will be giving a presentation at 2:00 p.m. on “What is Wildlife…