We believe the key to environmental conservation and preservation is education.
Our mission is to foster awareness, enhance respect and promote personal responsibility for the natural world. We achieve our mission through serving as a wildlife sanctuary, focusing on birds of prey and by offering educational programming.
Private Guided Tours ($3 per person with a $40 minimum)
Get a 1 hour guided tour of our facility at Mendon Ponds Park. During the tour you'll meet our resident raptors and learn each of their fascinating histories and some fun and interesting facts!
Private Owl Prowls ($15 per person with a $75 minimum)
Enjoy a 1 Hour trail hike to call for owls. You will also meet 2 owls from Wild Wings.
Available September to March
Live Bird of Prey Demonstration ($175.00)
What is a raptor? Why and how are they different from other birds? The audience will be introduced to different families of raptors – an owl, a hawk and falcon. Learn the natural history, biology and physical adaptations of birds of prey. With many hands-on items we explore size, feathers, flying, hunting styles, beaks, feet and talons.
Owl Pellet Program ($175.00 for up to 25 people)
We will bring 4 owls for a live bird of prey demonstration. Everyone will have a chance to dissect an owl pellet and understand how these amazing stealth predators are tied to the food web. Learn why owls regurgitate pellets and how to match bones found in the pellets to bone charts. Bone charts and dissecting tools are provided. All pellets are pre-sanitized.
Raptors for the Arts ($175.00)
Are you looking for a way to intrigue your students about art? How about with a live hawk or owl? We provide live birds of prey as models for art classes and courses. These magnificent birds provide a fantastic forum for teaching contrast, texture, hue and shading techniques. We will bring three raptors into your class to serve as models. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for educators to engage students in the world of visual arts.
Meet and Greet Demonstration ($175.00, 2 hours for $300)
Wild Wings will have two educators bring out a variety of birds. Unlike our other live bird of prey demos...this is more informal. The public can approach the educators and not only learn about the animals but also be able to ask questions on a one-to-one level. These are very popular for business events, science fairs and other crowded events where gathering people together in one place may
Owl Pellet Program ($5 per person with a $40 minimum)
Includes a tour of the facility and then dissection of owl pellets (sterilized) in our classroom. We will determine what the owl ate and refer to bone charts. We will also have a discussion on owl features and adaptations that help them to survive.
Wild Wings Birthday Party ($5 per person with a $75 minimum)
Have a Wild Wings Birthday Party for your child! Includes a tour of the facility for 1/2 hour and a room with tables and chairs for an additional 1 1/2 hrs. During the tour you'll meet our resident raptors and learn each of their fascinating histories.You bring the food, presents etc. and be prepared for a unique, educational and fun birthday party that the children will long remember! This is a carry in carry out facility for garbage and you are responsible for bringing containers/garbage bags etc. 11 am - 1pm
*Traveling programs are subject to additional fee when over 25 miles*