These three young American Kestrels fell or jumped out of their nest. They were all covered in caked mud, bird droppings, and fur (from their food). Kestrel 7.16.17 is a male and was rescued 3 days before his two sisters.
Date Admitted: 7.16.17 and 7.19.17
This female Swainson's Hawk was found unable to fly. X-rays did not reveal any physical injuries, but a blood test did show evidence of lead in her blood. She also has a small laceration on her chest. With some fluids, food, and rest, we are hopeful that she will soon return to the wild!
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