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After an online fundraiser called Wildlife Wednesday raised $23,420 dollars, Greenwood was ready to expand and build a whole new aviary for crows. This new space was built to allow Greenwood to raise orphaned crows into adulthood. Now we get to watch these little crows grow into their feathery attitudes. This building took a lot of work from volunteers, staff, the public, and other partners. One example is the large perches that hang in the enclosure. We put an ask out to the public to bring us tree…

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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…