One of the joys of visiting the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary is seeing the large number of Canada Geese, Mallard Ducks, and Trumpeter Swans on Wintergreen Lake. Every once in a while, you get the rare pleasure of seeing an individual of these
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Have you been to the Sanctuary lately and wondered where all of the pretty male ducks have gone? Well they are still here, they are just looking more drab than usual! All ducks go through a molt at least twice a year, where they “shed”
The Kellogg Bird Sanctuary has some new faces around this summer! We are privileged to host two interns for 11 weeks that are gaining working experience for their future careers. Come out and say hi or visit them at the Undergraduate
With my recent arrival at Kellogg Bird Sanctuary as the Avian Care Intern, I have been able to learn about the amazing birds that call the Sanctuary home. Among much of the information I have acquired in the past two weeks, I have become
Through collaborative efforts of volunteers, Sanctuary staff and MSU’s Entomology Department, visitors are now able to learn about the Sanctuary’s bee condominium, located in the Pollinator Garden in front of the Resource Center. Funding
Last fall, a local wildlife rehabilitator informed us she had received an injured crow into her care. She was found in Comstock with a badly broken left wing and was deemed un-releasable by the veterinarian. We decided she would make an
The Sanctuary's Resource Center is re-open for the spring season! The Battle Creek Enquirer paid a visit the Sanctuary to help us kick off welcoming birds back. Read it here.