A Most Remarkable Red-tailed Hawk

Stories of wildlife rehabilitation through the lens of veterinary medicine told by Dr. Claire Peterson Warning: Graphic Content – Please use your discretion before reading the following blog. Red-tailed Hawk patient #21-500 (our 500th patient of 2021) arrived at Chintimini…

Family Day Open House Event

Join us for a family friendly Open House event here at Chintimini Wildlife Center on Sunday, August 15th! Meet our avian ambassadors and their fun, cartoon cutouts created by Portland artist Mike Bennett! We’ll have face painting, a coloring station,…

Now Recruiting: New Board Members!

As a nonprofit, Chintimini Wildlife Center is overseen by a Board of Directors. The Board provides governance and financial oversight, and partners with staff leadership to determine a strategy for furthering Chintimini’s mission. Board Officers (President, Vice President, Treasurer, and…

Closure update: June 28, 2021

It’s been two weeks since we made the decision to close our wildlife hospital to new patient admissions. We won’t beat around the bush – this has been, without a doubt, one of the most difficult decisions we have had…

Red-tailed Hawk #0685

Warning: Graphic Content – Please use your discretion before reading the following blog. An adult male Red-tailed Hawk was admitted to our wildlife hospital on Monday after he was found on the ground with a metal stake through his wing. He…

Great Horned Owl #0464

Warning: Graphic Content – Please use your discretion before reading the following blog. We received a call on our wildlife hotline from someone who found an owlet who’d been impaled with barbed wire fencing after falling from their nest. The…

In-house Diagnostics

If you have a pet, you know firsthand the importance of timely veterinary diagnostics. You want to have results – and fast. When it comes to wildlife in particular, wild animals do not have “owners,” and therefore no one to…

American White Pelican finds forever home

We are happy to share news that a rescued American White Pelican has found permanent placement as a wildlife ambassador at Desert Willow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center located in Carlsbad, New Mexico. The pelican was rescued from the Willamette River near…