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CROW Case of the Week: Loggerhead Shrike (#20-3073)


The loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) is no sea turtle. Despite its small size and perching bird status, it has more characteristics of a hawk. While a loggerhead shrike is literally a songbird, it has a raptor's mentality. It has the ability to attack its prey at the nape then skewer its victims on thorns or barbed wire while squeezing its kills into tight places for effortless dining. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Downy Woodpecker (#20-3014)


The downy woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens) is the smallest woodpecker in North America. Its tiny stature allows it to reach food that larger woodpeckers have trouble with, such as insects living on or in the stems of weeds, even with a short bill. Its color pattern involves black and white, usually in some form of checkered arrangement. more...

Sea Turtle License Plate Program Funds New Equipment for CROW


The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) recently received a grant from the Florida Sea Turtle Grants Program, which is funded by the sales of the sea turtle specialty license plate. more...

CROW Admits 3,000th Patient of the Year


The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) admitted its 3,000th patient of 2020 on June 23, three weeks earlier than reaching the same number of admissions in 2019. The patient, a fledgling mourning dove, was rescued in Cape Coral after being attacked by a cat. more...

Talon Saves a Life


A red-shouldered hawk rescued on Sanibel is back in the air after receiving a life-saving blood transfusion from Talon, a red-tailed hawk Animal Ambassador at the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). more...