White-faced Ibis preening in the water. Farmington Bay WMA, Farmington, Utah USA. It is thought that the largest white-faced ibis nesting colony in the world can be found in the marshes around the Great Salt Lake in Utah.
Welcome to the big big world little barn owl! Just hatched today in the incubator! Momma (who was originally brought to us due to damaged wings from being stuck in a glue trap) barn owl abandoned the eggs, so we took them into the clinic to see if they were fertile. Turns out they were! 🦉🥚 #babybirds
Why do we have so many birds of prey? Unfortunately, it's because animals like hawks, owls, and falcons face many challenges in today's world: glue traps, pest poison, and barbed wire fence to name a few. Not to mention: dogs, humans, and cars and it becomes a no brainer why so many raptors needs saving. These incredible animals play a vital role in the environments they serve, such as keeping rodent numbers down and maintaining a healthy balance in the ecosystem. Always know how your purchase or actions can help wildlife! 🦅🦉