June 17, 2020

From the Harford County Sheriff's Office 

Posted on May 31, 2020

On Tuesday, Animal Control Officers were called when a nest with baby hawks fell from a tree. Animal Control rescued the four babies, and took them to Phoenix Wildlife Center, Inc.

Then on Wednesday, with h...

May 23, 2018

Things are moving along in the Farmhouse. Here is a picture of the baby room with new custom counter and cabinets. So much counter space! And we love the lighting and pretty wall color. Check out all those outlets!

May 1, 2018

The Phoenix Wildlife Center made the news in April when they helped rescue two baby owls and reunite them in a new nest with their parents. Here's the full story by Brittany Britto for the Baltimore Sun. 

Two great horned owlets were separated earlier this week after th...

December 6, 2017

BALTIMORE (November 30, 2017) – Members of Baltimore Gas and Electric’s (BGE) Osprey Watch program today presented the Phoenix Wildlife Center in Phoenix, Md., with a $10,000 donation. The contribution was made possible by Exelon’s selection of BGE’s Osprey Watch progr...

May 2, 2017

Contrary to some stories you may have heard, eagles do not mate in the air. There have been a few instances of mating in the nest observed, but most often it will be on a high tree branch near the nest site. The locked talon spiral is often courtship behavior, but alte...

Animal Rehabilitator Kathy Woods is a Wildlife Florence Nightingale

It's the "insanely busy season" at the largest wildlife rehabilitation center in the Baltimore area. Which means that more than the usual complement of injured and orphaned animals have taken up residen...

July 13, 2016

Ever wonder how big the tiny hummingbird's babies are? Take a look at these two nestlings that are currently in the clinic. We've lined a bottle cap with a bit of paper towel and they both fit in there!

Mother hummingbirds will usually have two eggs laid on different da...

May 6, 2016

8th grader Graham Preston made this incredible video about the Phoenix Wildlife Center.

Please watch.

March 21, 2016



Nobody wants mice in their house, but putting glue traps outside can also catch songbirds! We have already had two in the clinic this year – a bluebird and a wren. Both were saved, but it is a painstaking and painful process for us to remove them feather by feather f...

March 17, 2016

Our fox kit has opened her eyes, and is exploring her surroundings. One of the baby squirrels is also wide eyed and taking in the sights! 


This week a bald eagle was found in the Hunt Valley area with minor injuries to the wing. This is a big boy, weighing in at 11 lbs...

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