Again today we admitted a raptor suffering from rodenticide poisoning. Unfortunately she died before arriving at Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation’s Barrington facility. She had hemorrhaged to death after eating a mouse that had eaten rodenticide (mouse or rat poison). She was a beautiful bird, in perfect weight and feather condition. Her only flaws were the…

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Thanks to the Chicago Journal and Editor Hayley Graham for bringing focus to our rescue and recovery efforts in downtown Chicago as well as to the importance of safe building design! Today’s Chicago Journal included a fabulous article “Flying into the danger zone – Volunteers rescue fallen birds” that talks about Flint Creek’s volunteers that pick up…

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Today’s Daily Herald includes an article about Justice, the Great Horned Owl that is currently being treated at Flint Creek Wildlife’s Barrington facility. Kane County Animal Control brought Justice to Flint Creek Wildlife in April after he fell into a window well at the Kane County Courthouse and broke his humerus (a bone in his…

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