Help Highway Hawks this Winter

Help Highway Hawks this Winter

When you’re driving on the highway this winter, don’t forget to look up (only if you’re a passenger, of course!) Chances are you will see at least one hawk perched above the highway, deadly still and hyper focused. Of Virginia’s seven different types of hawks, the...
The Lucky Bald Eagle of Alexandria

The Lucky Bald Eagle of Alexandria

On a summer day in June 2023, Morgan Jones was enjoying watching the wildlife from his back deck in Alexandria, Va., which is in the Mount Vernon area of Fairfax County. He’d grown accustomed to seeing a pair of bald eagles as they raised their chicks in a nest along...
Netting is Dangerous to Wildlife

Netting is Dangerous to Wildlife

Netting, often used for various purposes such as fishing, sports, or gardening, has become a serious threat to wildlife. While nets serve many human needs, their consequences on the environment and animal life are often overlooked. One of the primary dangers...
Crusty Bird Ailment

Crusty Bird Ailment

Wildlife centers, rehabilitators and veterinarians are searching for answers to numerous reports of sick and dying birds with swollen eyes, a crusty eye discharge and neurological signs such as unusual head bobbing and difficulty with balance.

Wildlife Rescue League - Viriginia
Wildlife Helpline 703-440-0800