Falcon Beak Coping

Stories of wildlife rehabilitation through the lens of veterinary medicine told by Dr. Claire Peterson Keeping our birds healthy is a very complex daily process, and yes, a bird “manicure” is occasionally a part of it!  Did you know that…

Pre-order your 2022 calendars!

It’s here! Our 2022 calendar features some of this year’s wildlife rehabilitation patients. These calendars make a nice gift and are a great way to show your support for Chintimini Wildlife Center. Choose mail delivery or local, no contact pick-up!

Merchandise Sales

Our sticker designs are now available on apparel, coffee mugs, and tote bags!! Celebrate wildlife and help support Chintimini Wildlife Center with your purchase – these also make great gifts for the wildlife lover in your life. The Barn Owl…

Great Blue Heron #21-1045

Stories of wildlife rehabilitation through the lens of veterinary medicine told by Dr. Claire Peterson When I arrived at CWC, I met my patient. A scraggly beast of a blue-gray bird with white fluff sprouting Bernie-Sanders-like out of his head…

A Most Remarkable Red-tailed Hawk

Stories of wildlife rehabilitation through the lens of veterinary medicine told by Dr. Claire Peterson In the wildlife rehab world, we often see patients at their very worst. By the time a wild animal is sick or injured enough to…

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…