Wings Rescue Center is a volunteer run, donation funded 501(c)3 organization in Rockport, TX. We rescue and provide rehabilitation for injured and orphaned wild birds in Aransas County. Birds are released back into the wild whenever possible.
If you find an injured or abandoned bird in the Aransas County, Texas, call Wings Rescue Center and a volunteer will pick up the bird for transportation to the rehabilitation center. For dispatch call 361-205-0892 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Bird Identification and Bird Habitat Class and Field Trip
Gene Blacklock will teach a class for Wings Rescue Center on "Bird Identification and Bird Habitat." As a member of Wings Rescue Center you may attend this class for $5.00. If you are not a member, join at the $20 level or higher and indicate that you want to take the class. It will be included at no additional charge. The form is online at https://www.scribd.com/document/337474009/Wings-Membership-Form.
To attend either mail a check to Wings, P.O. Box 1912, Rockport TX 78381 or pay through Pay Pal (email@example.com). Mr. Blacklock's classes normally cost $45 and up but he is doing this class as a special perk for Wings members. Space is limited so register quickly. The class will be held at the Aquarium at Rockport Harbor.
Saturday, April 22 Class 9:00 AM - 12:00 1:30 PM - 4:30
Sunday, April 23, FIELD TRIP 6:45 AM till NOON Meet at Rockport Cinema and carpool. Sites TBA.
Mr. Blacklock worked as a biologist with colonial waterbirds along the Texas Central Coast with Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, became senior partner of a private environmental consulting firm, and was Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program project manager from 2000-2010. Currently, Blacklock teaches an array of birding courses for beginner and advanced birdwatchers through the University’s Office of Community Outreach. He has also taught at Texas A&M-Kingsville, Welder Wildlife Foundation, South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History and the Aransas County Bird and Nature Club.