Need a break from all the news and craziness in your life? We’ve found something special for you from the Alabama Wildlife Center.
One of Birmingham’s most treasured conservation groups, the Alabama Wildlife Center has been posting short Facebook videos of their residents at the wildlife rehab center. Two words best describe them. Too cute.
The state of Alabama’s oldest and largest wildlife rehabilitation facility, the Alabama Wildlife Center, which is based at Oak Mountain State Park, cares annually for almost 2,000 wild bird patients from more than 100 species.
Founded in 1977 as a small, home-based, all-volunteer organization, the Center has cared for well over 50,000 native Alabama wild animals since its inception. The organization has been in continuous service 365 days a year for over 30 years.
Check out the Alabama Wildlife Center on Facebook and online. And don’t miss their annual Owl-O-Ween on October 27 at Oak Mountain State Park.
Now – Check out this lineup of videos.
Make way for ducklings!
This is what a hungry common nighthawk looks like.
Baby hawk that is being fed and rehabilitated at the Alabama Wildlife Center.
Released – a Barred Owl at last year’s Owl-O-Ween
Broad-winged Hawks take flight. Two young Broad-winged Hawks raised at the Center were released in Helena at International Expeditions on August 31st in 2012.
Along with keeping the center running 365 days a year, there are plans to make the Alabama Wildlife Center a major destination for tourists in the region.
See how you can get involved, and consider volunteering for center.