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Tips to help wildlife


Prevent window collisions.

Window collisions kill as many as one billion birds each year.  Birds cannot differentiate between the reflection of trees and skies on glass windows and actual open skies.  Help prevent window strikes by covering windows with screening or netting installed 2-3 inches from the glass.  Exterior shutters, stickers and decals, or leaving vertical blinds half open, can also help prevent window strikes.


Wood Stork Release

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE RELEASE OF THE WOOD STORK!!! This Wood Stork was admitted to AWC after Hurricane Harvey dropped this poor kiddo out of the sky here in central Alabama. After much rehab, TLC, lots of visitors coming to check in on his pro

Our Mission

The Alabama Wildlife Center is Alabama’s oldest and largest wildlife rehabilitation facility, caring annually for almost 2,000 wild bird patients from more than 100 species. AWC is a nonprofit organization with a dual mission:

to provide medical and rehabilitative care for Alabama’s injured and orphaned native birds in order to permit their return to the wild, and to educate people in order to heighten awareness and appreciation of Alabama’s native wildlife.

Upcoming Events

Tinglewood Festival

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Orr Park
277 Park Dr.
Montevallo, AL 35115 United States

Volunteer Orientation

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
AWC Auditorium
AL United States

Learn More

Get in Touch

Address
100 Terrace Drive
Oak Mountain State Park
Pelham, AL 35124
205-663-7930
wildlife@awrc.org

Hours Open Every Day of the Year!

Bird Patient Admission: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Wildlife Help Line: 205-663-7930, Ext. 2
Visitors: 9:00AM-5:00PM (even holidays!)
Business Office: 9:00AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday (closed holidays)

About The Wildlife Center

Our Mission
The Alabama Wildlife Center is Alabama’s oldest and largest wildlife rehabilitation facility, caring annually for almost 2,000 wild bird patients from more than 100 species. AWC is a nonprofit organization with a dual mission:
  • to provide medical and rehabilitative care for Alabama’s injured and orphaned native birds in order to permit their return to the wild, and
  • to educate people in order to heighten awareness and appreciation of Alabama’s native wildlife.