Here She Is!

Here she is! Our newest avian ambassador, Little Red Riding Hoot, arrived from Louisville KY on January 9th. Her adjustment time to South Dakota was long and complicated. We are so glad to share that she finally began eating, grew accustomed to her new quarters,...

Two Eagles and One Owl

Some weeks just go like the last week of March. A call came on a week night. A gentleman driving home to his ranch east of Sturgis found a great horned owl on the side of the road. The bird couldn’t fly. He scooped up the feathered one, and started making calls....

An owl shaped hole in our hearts

Boo left us on November 14. Perhaps it is overly sentimental to some, but I know he is perching in cottonwood trees and hunting mice, where ever it is that screech owls go when they die. In March 2005, Boo was found alongside a road near Eugene, Oregon. Cascades...

Art on the Wing

Enjoy 10 fabulous artists creating art of our birds on Saturday June 30 at 4pm! We will gather at the gorgeous Heron’s Flight Studio in Rapid City. Each artist will have 1 hour to create a piece of art using the medium of their choice. Completed art goes on...

She is Here!

A repost from the morning of April 16: Oh my, what a lovely, lovely bird. She is astonishingly beautiful. This photo was taken by Susan Ahalt of Ironsides Bird Rescue in Cody WY some time ago. But at least all of you can see her. John got to my house at about 8:30 on...