This male Northern Harrier was found unable to fly on a golf course in Driggs, Idaho. Upon further investigation at our clinic, we determined that he had sustained an ulna fracture in his left wing. We are unsure exactly how he got his injury, but it is likely he was hit by a car.
This Prairie Falcon was found unable to fly in Iona, Idaho. Upon arriving at Teton Raptor Center, a laceration was found on the bird's right thigh and we determined it had sustained a right coracoid (similar to our collarbone) fracture. Additionally, we found signs of emphysema around the neck and…Read more
This female Swainson's Hawk was found on a road in Pocatello, Idaho unable to fly. She was suffering from head trauma, abdominal bruising, a low blood-lead level, and airsacculitis. Airsacculitis is a relatively common avian respiratory infection that can make it hard for inflicted birds to breathe.…Read more
This male American Kestrel was found in Teton, ID unable to fly. After arriving at Teton Raptor Center, X-rays helped us to determine that he sustained a humerus fracture in his left wing.
Date Admitted: 5.14.17
Location Found: Teton, Idaho
This female American Kestrel was found in a parking lot in Pocatello, ID unable to fly. We think she was likely entangled in something (string, wire, etc.), which resulted in the loss of part of her right wing. When she arrived at Teton Raptor Center, her injury had healed. It is possible that her…Read more
This juvenile male Northern Goshawk came to us with head trauma after hitting a window in Jackson. We also noticed his left wing drooping and determined with x-rays that he sustained a left coracoid (similar to the collarbone) fracture.
Date Admitted: 6.11.17