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Loggerhead Sea Turtle Released on Sanibel


On Tuesday, September 15, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle was released on the beach along West Gulf Drive on Sanibel by staff members of the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) after spending nearly a month recovering at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). more...

CROW Case of the Week: Sooty Tern (#20-4094)


The sooty tern (Onychoprion fuscatus) is a tropical seabird that “sleeps on the wing,” meaning that it can literally fly with its eyes closed. It nests on sandy islands but normally stays far offshore. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Southern Flying Squirrel (#20-4089)


Southern flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans) are nocturnal animals that prefer to stay high in the trees and can glide up to 250 feet due to a special “parachute” flap between its wrist and ankles. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Cooper's Hawk (#20-3310)


The Cooper’s hawk (Accipiter cooperi) is mediumsized with a grayish colored back, reddish-barred chest and red eyes. Its bill is not prominent but has a sharp hook. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Eastern Screech Owl (#20-3529)


The eastern screech owl (Megascops asio) is a grayish, small stocky bird that appears to be neckless. Since it is known for its camouflage techniques in hiding in nooks and tree crannies, you may be able to hear its trilling call more than you can spot it. more...