Name: Junior Species: Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) Life History: Junior was found as a fledgling in Ocean Reef, and was brought to our hospital with a broken right wing. Despite our best efforts, Junior’s wing was damaged beyond repair and was unable to completely heal. This injury makes it impossible for Junior to hunt in […]

Founder, Laura Quinn – the “Bird Lady”

For a long time, the history of the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center was about one woman, the “Bird Lady,” a name Laura Quinn, Founder, earned over the years as she created a natural legacy rescuing and rehabilitating wild birds. Once a statistician and mathematics teacher, Quinn always loved nature. She and her husband were […]