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September 2016 Newsletter
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Chintimini News and Happenings 

CLINIC UPDATES

More Square Footage
Many thanks to the Autzen Foundation, for awarding us a grant to purchase a new steel shipping container that we have converted into a storage unit for the huge amount of animal food needed to feed the rehabilitation patients in our care.

WILDLIFE TRIVIA

Window Dangers
During every autumn migration, the Chintimini Wildlife Center admits numerous birds that have suffered injuries from colliding with windows. Click here to learn what you can do to minimize these human impacts.
Drunk and Disorderly
Every fall, fruit eating birds like the Cedar Waxwing ingest decomposing fruit and are admitted to CWC for being “drunk and disorderly.” They become inebriated from the fermented fruit and become disoriented enough that they crash into windows, become susceptible to predation from house cats, or are simply found on the ground unable to fly properly. For these latter birds, we just hold onto them until they sober up, then send them on their way again!

PATIENT NEWS 

Happy EndingsWestern Wood-Pewee


Great Horned Owl

Mourning Dove
The above animals came into our rehabilitation clinic for a variety of reasons, but they were all released back into the wild this month after brief stays at the clinic. In the month of September, we were able to release over 65 rehabilitated wild animals back into the wild!

YOUTH EDUCATION PROGRAM
Day/Pygmy Camps

Wondering what to do with your kids during those "No School" days? Check out our Pygmy Camps! Each mini-camp offers a different theme that is sure to encourage your child to learn while also having fun. Check them out here and then register today!

For up-to-date news about the Youth Education Program and what the Wildlife Rangers are up to, check out the Facebook page!

RAPTOR EDUCATION PROGRAM
New Ambassador Joins Chintimini

Join us in welcoming a new, permanent addition to the Chintimini family! Jack the Black Merlin Falcon has recently become a Raptor Ambassador in our Raptor Education Program. To find out how to meet Jack, visit the REP website.

                                                      Image courtesy of Dillon Powers
                                                        Image courtesy of Karla Garcia
Thanks again for your continued interest in and support of Chintimini Wildlife Center!

Sincerely,
Jeff Picton
Executive Director
Chintimini Wildlife Center

NOW SERVING:
2016 Patients: 1,429

Total Patients: 22,986
August Intakes: 179
September Intakes: 102
Check out our Youth Education Programs here!
Learn more about our Raptor Education Program and ways to help and get involved!
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Our mailing address is:
311 NW Lewisburg Ave
Corvallis, OR 97330


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