CROW CAWs are weekly stories about wildlife patients admitted to our hospital. Our CAWs focuses on the care of over 5,000 wildlife patient each year and unique aspects of wildlife rehabilitation such as education initiatives, rare patients, and challenging medical cases. Click the image or link below to read each of these stories in the Santiva Chronicle. Thank you to Kingfisher Real Estate for sponsoring the CROW CAWs! You can help support the CAWs too by clicking here to make a donation!

This Week's CAW:

Domestic, Invasive, and Non-native Species


Past CAWs:


5-13-22: Imprinting in Birds

4-30-22: The Effects of Light Pollution on Sea Turtle Nesting

4-23-22: Black-throated Blue Warbler

4-16-22: Baby Bird Season

4-13-22: Pied-billed Grebe Found in Road

3-29-22: Virginia Opossums

3-21-22: Hispid Cotton Rat, Florida's Native Rat

3-05-22: Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins

2-26-22: Bobcat Rescue

2-19-22: Snapping Turtle Eggs Hatch at CROW

2-12-22: Habitat Destruction Results in Orphaned Squirrels 

2-05-22: Bat Recovers from Cold Stun

1-22-22: Owls of Southwest Florida

1-15-22: Red Tide is in Full Bloom

1-08-22: Danger of Glue Traps

1-01-22: Share the Shores


12-18-21: Florida Vultures

12-11-21: American White Pelican

12-03-21: Post Hatchling Sea Turtle Release

11-27-21: Squirrels at CROW

11-12-21: Banded Water Snake

11-05-21: Eastern Cottontail Survival Story

10-30-21: Helpful Halloween Tip for Wildlife Safety

10-16-21: Nine-banded Armadillo Recovers After Drowning Incident 

10-01-21: Northern Raccoon Appreciation

09-25-21: The 5,000th Patient

09-18-21: Doves at CROW

09-11-21: Orphaned Striped Skunk Siblings 

09-04-21: Taking Steps to Protect Wildlife

08-28-21: Chuck-will's-widow

08-13-21: American Avocet Continues Recovery

08-06-21: Orphaned Wood Duck

07-31-21: Loggerhead Sea Turtle Hatchlings

07-16-21: Florida Softshell Turtle Hatchlings

07-10-21: Orphaned Otters Returned to the Wild

07-02-21: White Ibis Makes Staggering Recovery

05-28-21: Swallow-tailed Kite Ubers to the Hospital

05-21-21: Fish Crow Baby Season

05-11-21: White-tailed Deer Fawn Rescued

05-01-21: Northern Gannet Release

04-14-21: Sea Turtle Nesting Season

04-07-21: Florida's Diamondback Terrapin

03-31-21: Burrowing Owl Stuck in Glue Trap

03-24-21: Protecting Your Pets and Wildlife

03-18-21: Waterbird Nesting Season

03-10-21: Florida Softshell Turtle

03-02-21: Two Bald Eagles Rescued 

02-24-21: Increased Admittance of Royal Terns

02-16-21: Bat Materinty Season

02-05-21: A Golf Enthusiast's Guide to Protecting Wildlife

01-27-21: Identifying Ahningas and Double-crested Cormorants

01-15-21: Spots, Stripes and Everything Nice

01-08-21: Oh, Rats!

01-01-21: Swainson's Thrush Overwintering at CROW


12-25-20: Red Tide Cormorants

12-18-20: Raptor Nesting Season

12-11-20: If You Care, Leave it There

12-04-20: Brown Pelican Rescued from Fishing Line

11-27-20: Emergency Action Saves Yellow Rat Snake

11-20-20: Green Heron Recovering from Broken Wing

11-13-20: Bald Eagle Rescued from Canal

11-06-20: Wound VAC Therapy

10-30-20: Glue Traps Pair of Cardinals

10-23-20: Pied-billed Grebes

10-16-20: The Secretive Soras

10-09-20: Squirrels, Squirrels, Squirrels

10-02-20: Cooper’s Hawk Recovering from Gunshot

09-25-20: Migratory Songbirds

09-18-20: Sanderling Gets Caught in a Clam

09-11-20: Masked Booby Admitted to CROW, A First For the Clinic

09-04-20: Florida Softshell Turtle Eggs

08-28-20: Loggerhead Sea Turtle Rescued; Treated by CROW

08-21-20: The Burrowing Owl

08-14-20: Reddish Egret Rescued From Entanglement in Monofilament

08-07-20: Osprey Recovers from Broken Wing

07-31-20: Red-bellied Woodpecker (#20-2303)



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