By 2019 Avian Care Intern - Adam Petrucco Have you visited the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary recently and saw a bird that looked unusual? Was the plumage lighter than normal, making the bird stand out from other members of its species?
Summer is here and that means some new faces around the Sanctuary! Hello, my name is Adam Petrucco. I am a junior at Michigan State University, and I am pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. This summer I am the Avian Care
Thanks to the hard work of David Larson there is now a great location to rest and enjoy the action on Wintergreen Lake! This wooden, curved bench has the ability to comfortably seat 10 people. David chose the Sanctuary for
Have you seen our bald eagles yet? If not, come check them out because they won’t look this way for long! Liberty, age four, and Patriot, age three, are our resident Bald Eagles. Both of our handsome boys came to us with permanent wing
Now is the time of year to start planning for your school group’s spring field trip! Fly your flock on over to the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary for a fun, science-based field trip! The Bird Sanctuary offers a variety of field trips
The holidays are rapidly approaching and finding the perfect gifts can ruffle the feathers of even the most seasoned shoppers! We all want to give the “perfect” gift but that often becomes challenging, especially for those who
My fingers twitch every time I walk past dried coneflower seed heads in the gardens at the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary. My desire is to cut back anything dark brown or unattractive in the flower garden. But gardening for wildlife requires a
The Sanctuary is excited to share new trail maps and interpretive signs with our visitors! Thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Kalamazoo River Community Recreational Foundation we were able to create 2 new interpretive signs, an
Spring is in the air and cavity nesting birds are looking for a rent free location from March through August to raise a feathered family. Are you interested in becoming a successful tiny house landlord? If so, there are a few
Do you ever hear noises in the night and wonder if an owl could be living in your backyard? Or even what kind of owl it could be? Do you enjoy nature or purely love owls? If you ask yourself these questions, you need to go owling!