This bird was admitted to Teton Raptor Center after being hit by a car and was found sitting on the side of the road. After doing some tests, it was determined that her blood lead level was very elevated. To treat a bird for lead toxicity they are started on medication that binds to the lead in the…Read more
This hawk was admitted in rehab after being found on the side of the road unable to fly. Upon examining the bird, staff noticed quite a bit of bruising on the back and spine area of the bird. that the bird has a fractured pelvis and limited use of its right leg as a result. After taking x-rays,…Read more
This Great Horned Owl came to us showing signs of head trauma and has some swelling and bruising on its left wing and near the base of its tail. The bird was pretty dehydrated upon arrival and was found laying in the road covered in feather mites and flies.
Date Admitted: 11.22.17
This Golden Eagle was hit by a car in Green River, Wyoming. He suffered from a left humerus fracture, a pelvic fracture, and head trauma.
Date Admitted: 10.1.17
Location Found: Green River, Wyoming
Update: He has recovered from…Read more
This Great Horned Owl is recovering from head trauma and fractured wing tips after a collision with a car.
Date Admitted: 8.21.17
Location Found: Rock Springs, WY
Update: After some time in…Read more
This mature Swainson's Hawk was found in Idaho and was unable to fly. Upon further investigation, TRC staff determined that he has lead toxicity. Fragments of lead were spotted in his GI tract during a routine X-ray, and our blood-lead analyzer confirmed the presence of lead in his system.…Read more