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Goodbye, sweet bird

The Mississippi Kite would not eat. He was injured but reasonably calm, a probable car hit. He had been brought in to the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia in order to be rehabilitated. Not native to northern Virginia, Mississippi Kites are … Continue reading

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Birds: Blood, Sweat, and Tears (Part 3)

Like most people who end up caring for wildlife (including birds), Michelle Rafffin never set out to become a wild bird/exotic bird/wildlife rehabilitator. She just grew to love birds. I had the pleasure of listening to her on Diane Rehm’s … Continue reading

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