Sonny & Cher

This inseparable couple is Sonny and Cher (don’t ask me why on this one, sometimes they just ‘come’ to me – and seem to fit!)  I do believe that Cher was named first, and of course, Sonny followed.  He absolutely adores her.  Oh yea, he’s the small drake Mallard and she is the much taller […]


This gnawed little foot belongs to a sweet little Rouen named Christy.  It is assumed (with pretty good certainty), that this baby escaped the wrenching jaws of a very aggressive Snapper Turtle…

Three Robins in Spring

These three little “always hungry” munchkins were hatched last spring in one of the Arborvitae bushes close to the front door of the house.  I found it interesting that the mother would always leave through the front of the  bush but never go back that way.  She would always go in from the back after staying very close to the […]

Brutus is back

I noticed that Brutus is back again for yet another year of raising his babies at the Sanctuary.  I had begun to notice several Canadian geese starting to drop in over the past week or two, but I wasn’t quite sure who had arrived yet.  But it is official as of yesterday, Brutus had walked past me […]

Joe Louis

This is one tough duck!  Joe Louis (black & white – with Pom Pon behind) got his name a few years ago when he was found with his neck twisted through a fence and we didn’t think that he had too much of a chance.  The entire back of his neck was raw and bloody from […]


This sweet little angel was rescued along with a Pekin pair (Belle & Beau – the names we gave them all) from what would be classified as an extremely stressful and horrible environment.  They were caged with a bunch of chickens who apparently tormented this poor fellow to no end.  They were kept in a large […]