“You have a plan and then the phone rings,” is how Wendy Perrone describes a typical day in the life of a bird rehabilitator. They just never know what a day is going to bring, as injured wildlife do not keep a schedule.
Wendy and her husband, Ron, own and operate Three Rivers Avian Center in southeastern West Virginia. They met at WVU where Ron was a student in forest management and Wendy was a veterinary technician. They both enjoyed working with birds, and in time made the move to southern West Virginia where they established their business — a