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Posts tagged rehab
Remember just last week when we shared the great news about our new incubator? Well today we have even more great news – the new incubator has already arrived at the RARE clinic! Here is our very happy veterinary technician and field team member Michele, who championed the campaign, with our new Baby Warm incubator. […]
Join The RARE Group at the 6th Annual Pelican Festival on Sunday, September 11 at the Hawkeye Wildlife Area near Swisher. Exhibitors include the Iowa Ornithologist’s Union, Eastern Iowa Beekeeper’s Association, Iowa and Cedar County Conservation, and of course, The RARE Group. For more information, check out the Pelican Festival event page on Facebook and […]
While The RARE Group’s primary focus is working with raptors, we do occasionally receive a non-raptor visitor in need of care, rehabilitation, and healing. Case in point: the American Coot. This American Coot arrived at the RARE clinic in mid-April due to a leg injury. RARE volunteers provided the Coot with a feast of natural grasses, […]
Recently a group of RARE field team members gathered for an exciting occasion: RARE’s first creance flight of a juvenile red-tailed hawk. Creance flying is a an alternative form of exercise used in raptor rehabilitation when a flight cage is not available and allows the bird to rebuild the muscle and strength required for its eventual release back into […]