Lynn's Journal

Oct 18 - Oct 25

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Owl Lumpectomy

A Great Horned Owl was caught in a chicken coop. He had a large bloody lump on the top of his head. The lump was removed and tissue samples sent to OSU Veterinary Diagnostic Lab for analysis. The pathologist thought the lump may have been the result of trauma and that its removal and antibiotic therapy should be be curative.

Oct 12 - Oct 18

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Gunshot Owl Flies Free

A Great Horned Owl was admitted on September 12 with fractures in his right ulna and scapula. This week he was released at McKay Wildlife Refuge. For a second we thought he was going to take the towel with him, but he soon dropped it. It was very satisfying to see him fly free.

Oct 5 - Oct 11

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Photo Shoot - A Legal Method of Shooting Raptors

The Walla Walla Photography Club hosted the 4C’s Photography Convention in Walla Wall this past weekend. BMW provided live raptors for the event. BMW volunteer Toni provided various types of natural perching material and perches so the birds could be photographed in a natural setting. …

Sep 28 - Oct 4

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Thank You Puget Sound Energy & Pacific Power

Blue Mountain Wildlife received notice this past week that Puget Sound Energy is making a $20,000 donation to be used for operating expenses and Pacific Power Foundation has awarded BMW a $3,500 grant to off-set the cost of the new x-ray system. …

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