Saturday, September 23, 2017
The Wild Bird Fund's Open House is Today (AND It's also being held tomorrow!)
The photograph which is atop this posting is of The Wild Bird Fund's (WBF) storefront, which is located on the UWS of NYC; specifically at 565 Columbus Ave. This image is featured in an announcement that I received from them re an event that they are holding today as well as tomorrow.
Here's the info they included:
Join us at the Wild Bird Fund center for our autumn open house tours! Explore the facilities with our expert guides, and learn more about the behind-the-scenes action. Best of all, meet some of our amazing patients! Make sure to come with questions. Our guides will be happy to answer any you might have.
In bygone years, I've attended open houses at The WBF, and, I wrote about one of my experience within an entry that I posted TLLG's FB Page in 2015.
Their open houses are quite worthwhile and, if you have not been able to attend one, I highly recommend that you go this weekend.
Meanwhile, the value which The WBF provides to the avian community is no secret to those who have read the digital and/or softcover version of the book, Words In Our Beak Volume One.
On another note re The Wild Bird Fund: Last Saturday, September the 16th, I participated in an event (which was sponsored by Audubon Society NYC), involving costal clean-up to benefit shorebirds; and folks who are involved with The WBF attended it. Like yours truly, they offered their services; if you'd like to read my blog post which discussed the event, please click here.
Meanwhile, getting back to my direct experiences with The WBF, I'd like to remind readers that my involvement has been through my participation in the rescue of three different pigeons named Thursday/Ritchie,
as well as Anonymous Two;
who were all brought to The WBF for rehab services.
Moreover, I also was able to participate (with the help of The Wild Bird Fund), in the rescuing of Super, a Northern Flicker, who can be seen in the next set of pictures.
Super's scenario is something I covered in a number of posts here on Blogger.
In fact all of the stories re the aforementioned birds who were rescued have been covered within previous entries here on Blogger which include the photos of them that are featured here. I'm including them again today as a way of paying homage to these injured birds, and of course, as a means of giving a shout out to The WBF, whose open house is an event that I hope you have a chance to attend this weekend, you may even encounter a few a member of the Canadian geese family;
or even The Donald (who can be seen in the picture directly below.