Sanibel Realtor , Ellie See, with John R. Wood Island Real Estate spotted this Royal Tern on one of the Causeway Islands after it’s mate was killed. Ellie took the bird to Sanibel’s C.R.O.W. clinic for observation and got the OK to release her back into the wild. The care and compassion for our wildlife by our residents is just another reason why we love living here.
Watch the release:
About Ellie See:
Ellie moved from Rhode Island & made Sanibel her home in 1984 & soon turned her career to real estate on Sanibel & Captiva 28 years ago. She is an active member of our community in several local organizations. She has earned industry designations with At Home with Diversity & Sanibel & Captiva Island Specialist. Her success includes a long history of sales as a top 10 producer, her market knowledge on the Islands, her full-time dedication to her profession, & her enthusiasm & lasting friendships with her clients. Learn more about Ellie HERE
The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is a teaching hospital and visitor education center dedicated to saving wildlife through state-of-the-art veterinary care, research, education, and conservation medicine.
CROW’s Visitor Education Center (VEC) offers behind-the-scenes views into CROW’s animal care through live camera feeds, interactive displays and daily presentations by students, staff and volunteers.
Each year, CROW cares for approximately 3,500 wildlife patients including more than 200 species of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in its veterinary hospital, which is one of the nation’s leading rehabilitation facilities for native and migratory wildlife.
CROW offers educational fellowships and externship programs for undergraduate students and internship programs for veterinarian graduates.
Volunteers are the cornerstone of CROW and each year more than 200 volunteers dedicate thousands of hours helping rescue, care for and rehabilitate wildlife.