Abundant turkeys: Once dwindling, wild bird population thrives in northern Rhode Island
West Place founder and executive director Wendy Taylor talks turkey and highlights memorable sanctuary residents.
Announcement Regarding Avian Flu
West Place Animal Sanctuary is enacting safety precautions to protect our domestic birds from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza.
What is Angel Wing?
Ever seen a duck or goose with wings sticking out at odd angles? Angel wing is a deformity that is often caused by humans. Learn more.
Polish Up Your Partridge Knowledge
The national bird of two countries with wild populations from the Middle East to Hawaii, there's a lot to learn about Chukar Partridges.
Color-changing Isn't Just for Chameleons
Whether it's camouflage for survival or just a fresh set of feathers, many animals change their appearances to match the seasons.
How to Hypnotize Your Chicken or Hen
Although chickens have exceptional eyesight, they also have some unique characteristics. Learn how chickens see the world.
Announcing Fur, Feathers & Fins
Welcome to Fur, Feathers & Fins, the official blog of West Place Animal Sanctuary!