TWRC Wildlife Center accepts songbirds such as Grackles, Blue Jay, Cardinal, Robins, and Mockingbirds. Songbirds are mainly land birds that live in a wide variety of situations, from open grassland to forest. Although songbirds include some of the best songsters, such as thrushes, some have harsh voices like crows, and some do little or no singing. Spring is the typical mating season for most of the songbird species. The average life expectancy may be as little as two years.
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ANIMAL ACCEPTANCE GUIDELINES
TWRC frequently accepts squirrels, opossums, rabbits, raccoons, birds of prey, waterfowl, migratory birds, turtles, and snakes. With fixed accommodations for wildlife, we must regulate the number of non-native, invasive species we receive for care, giving priority placement to our native species. We are not able to care for the large amounts of these species we receive each year without tremendous impact to the care of our native species.
Please review the list below to read more about the invasive species in our area and to be able to identify them accurately. We also recommend you call 713-468-8972 ahead to verify if we have room for your animal. If we have no openings, we will do our best to offer you a referral.