The SPCA’s Wildlife Department Hosts its Own Flicker ICU

July 17, 2020 — By Barbara Haney, Director of the Wildlife Department

The SPCA’s Wildlife Department currently has five Northern Flickers in what they’re calling a Flicker ICU! These five birds all suffered head injuries from window strikes and, in an effort to rehabiltate them and release them back to the wild, all are in various stages of learning how to eat. These birds have guarded, but hopeful, prognoses.

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