From Wes's Facebook post: Newest Arrival. Woodchuck. Little thing. My daughter Hannah is rehabbing this little guy. Also had a Mourning Dove, lots of bunnies with horror stories, and a Red-tailed Hawk. One of our rehabbers, Connie Kane Standhart, and I soft released 3 young squirrels she rehabbed. Very cool. I love the releases. … Continue reading 14th May Patients
Reports today from both Wes and Kelly follow.
From Wes's post on Facebook: NEWEST ARRIVALS. Merganser (tree-cavity nesting) duckling and a chipmunk that is having a bad day with cats. PLEASE think about keeping your cats indoors for next month. They kill over a BILLION songbird nestlings and other wildlife every year. If nestlings survive this snowstorm, baby fledgling birds will be out … Continue reading May 8th Patients
Thank you Righi's Redemption Center and the people that donated their returnables to NY Wildlife Rescue Center. Do business local. Donate local. Thank you all. --Wes and all of us at NYWRC
From Kelly's Facebook Post: Traded porcupines today. Sent the pregnant one back to Cornell for further assessment. The fur on her backside was not coming in, she ate well but did not seem to gain weight, and most concerning was that she would not climb. She was the one I picked up that did have … Continue reading 7-May Porcupine News
Some late April rescues being cared for by Kelly.
The Common or Virginia Opossum, Didelphis virginiana, is the only marsupial currently in existence in North America.
Red squirrels have boundless energy, and are a challenge to raise once they're big enough to climb out of the nest.
(Please note: NY Wildlife Rescue is located in Schoharie County in upstate New York, and only can take in wildlife from our county and immediate surrounding areas. If you are in a more distant location in New York, please visit the DEC's website--a link can be found at the bottom of our website--to find a … Continue reading Rules for Bringing Us Wildlife