Ironside Bird Rescue, Inc. is a 501(C)(3) non-profit corporation for the rehabilitation of wild injured and orphaned birds.
49 Road 2DAW, Cody, WY 82414 307.527.7027 Photo by S. Huston
Friday, August 5, 2016
Last to leave
I drove WORRY out to Oregon Basin to a wonderful place with trees and rocks so she'd have a good place to start the rest of her life. When I opened the door she walked out a couple feet and looked around. When she spotted me she immediately took off. Not towards the trees but over the hill to an open sagebrush area. Oh well, guess I wasn't thinking like a great horned owl and what they want.
She's the last of the seven baby GHOs I got in a couple months ago. I hope she lives long and prospers.
Born in Downers Grove, IL, I moved to Cody in 1981 after living in Boulder, CO for many years. As I enjoyed the outdoors and spent many weeks up in Wyoming going on horsepacking trips with friends, I decided to move here. I started Ironside Bird Rescue in 1987 after finding an orphaned Starling baby that had fallen out of its nest near my house. One thing led to another and after all these years the facility now has many different sized mews and flight barns for the exercise of raptors so they will be strong enough for release. I live in a 130+ year old log cabin with a corgi mix dog, her mother, a purebread corgi, a couple cats and many birds in a free flight aviary attached to the house. I'm now retired from a "real job". Along with rehabbing birds, I spend a lot of hours volunteering at our local Buffalo Bill Historical Center in the graphics department.