Sponsor – Jedi
Your donation will go directly toward the care of your ambassador, education programs that our ambassadors participate in, and the mission of rescuing and rehabilitating wildlife in our area. You will also receive a certificate, a 4″ x 6″ professional photo of your animal, and a color brochure about your animal and its species.
Jedi is a small falcon, called a Merlin. She was found in Iowa in 2009 as a juvenile bird suffering from a broken wing and was treated by a rehabilitation center there. Although it is not certain how Jedi received her injuries, she most likely either flew into an electrical line or was hit by a car while focused on hunting.
Jedi now lives at Tamarack and is a popular educational ambassador. She is a quick learner, and typically vocalizes on programs. Everyone loves her sassy personality. Merlin’s are petite, fierce falcons that hunt small birds. Their numbers have recovered from declines in the 1960’s following a ban on the pesticide DDT and are adapting to live in an amongst cities.