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Release Radar: 11/11/22

Black-crowned Night Herons These two Black-crowned Night Herons are looking healthy as they fly off into the wild. They were brought to Tucson Wildlife Center as dehydrated orphaned nestlings. Found with no nest or adult in sight, they had only minimal down feathers, leaving them helpless and vulnerable to the elements. After spending time at…

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Patient of the Week: Black-crowned Night Heron

This Black-crowned Night Heron is looking healthy, and has found his barking squawk, after arriving at Tucson Wildlife Center as a dehydrated orphaned nestling. Found near a lake with no nest or adult in sight, the nestling had only minimal down feathers, leaving it helpless and vulnerable to the elements. He has spent his time…

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