*this information does not apply to waterfowl and shorebirds* Birds don’t abandon their young often. That is why it is important for people that are concerned about a baby bird to attempt to reunite it with it’s mother first. Mom bird knows exactly how to raise her babies so that they thrive in the wild. If the bird is bleeding, caught by a pet, or cold it might need to be brought to Greenwood. Give us a call any day from 9AM – 4PM at 303-823-8455. Otherwise, there…

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When Greenwood gets a murder (group of Crows) it starts to feel like Halloween at the center. This isn’t because Crows are spooky, rather, our staff dons some odd additions to their typical uniforms. Masks that imitate the bird are worn when animal care staff are feeding and cleaning to prevent habituation to humans while they are in their formative stages of development. They are adorned with shiny black beaks and iridescent feathers. Sometimes you might hear a light “CAWW” from underneath their mask. Imprinting is an important…

Imagine stopping at a traffic light when a pair of Canada Geese start to cross the road. You’re excited to see they are new parents! You count the goslings as they waddle swiftly, trying to keep up with Ma and Pa. 1, 2, 3……13, 14, 15. Fifteen gosling babies! How is it possible? Well, these aren’t all the biological babies of this Goose pair. It’s more of a gosling kindergarten, called a creche (pronounced kresh). Geese tend to act as babysitters for several parents at a time as…

Our target price for an expanded fox enclosure was $20,000 and we reached our goal! THANK YOU to all that donated including Doug. The fundraiser was drawing to an end and, just when we thought we might not reach our goal, Doug stepped in to donate the difference of $7,820. About the project…. This expansion means that our facility no longer has to transfer foxes to another rehabilitation center once they are big enough to be moved to outdoor caging. Remember those fox kits we had to transfer…