Recent Releases and Transfers

Great Horned Owl 9.26.16

Great Horned Owl 9.26.16

The owl is a very large female and outweighs Owly, TRC's Resident Great Horned Owl, by almost 150 grams! She came to TRC with two fractures in the radius of the right wing and a large open wound. The breaks were well aligned and healed without surgery. We cleaned and wrapped her wound every other…

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Great Horned Owl 12.15.16

Great Horned Owl 12.15.16

This owl was struck by a vehicle near Idaho Falls, ID on December 14th. A snow storm prevented transport to TRC until the next day. The owl was feisty and healthy on arrival but had a broken humerus in the left wing. We had the owl in a body wrap to keep the wing stable while the fracture near the…

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Barn Owl 11.15.16

Barn Owl 11.15.16

This Barn Owl was found injured in Idaho Falls on November 15th. The owl was presumably struck by a car and upon examination, had a broken wing. TRC's team of veterinarians performed two surgeries to get the wing in alignment. They placed an internal pin in the owl's left humerus. The second surgery…

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American Kestrel 1.13.17

American Kestrel 1.13.17

This male American Kestrel was found in Idaho Falls, ID. The cause of injury is unknown but the tiny falcon arrived at TRC with head trauma, weak flight and very dirty. Our suspicion is that he entered a man-made cavity and became stuck before later getting out. After rehydrating the falcon and giving…

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Northern Pygmy Owl 1.26.17

Northern Pygmy Owl 1.26.17

This tiny owl was rescued from a cat's mouth, inside a chicken coup in Victor, ID. Cat bites can often lead to systemic infection and so he was immediately put on a round of antibiotics. He also had blood on his beak and we suspect he may have hit a window first before getting picked up by the cat.…

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Rough-legged Hawk 2.13.17

Rough-legged Hawk 2.13.17

This Rough-legged Hawk came from Rigby, ID after being struck by a semi truck. The truck driver immediately contacted Teton Raptor Center and with the help of Idaho Department of Fish and Game, she arrived at TRC within a few hours of her injury. After evaluation, we determined that the hawk was in…

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Turkey Vulture 11.18.16

Turkey Vulture 11.18.16

This Turkey Vulture was rescued by Idaho Fish and Game near Roberts, ID on November 17th. The vulture was weak and thin from lack of food and had a broken wing. When the bird arrived at Teton Raptor Center, we did an x-ray and found metal fragments from a bullet in the fracture of the right wing.…

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Golden Eagle 10.14.16

Golden Eagle 10.14.16

This Golden Eagle was rescued from the side of the highway south of Rock Springs, WY. She made her way to Teton Raptor Center via our Golden Eagle Rescue Network (GERN) of partners for raptor transport. Nathan Barnes, Executive…

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Red-tailed Hawk 9.13.16

Red-tailed Hawk 9.13.16

This Red-tailed Hawk was rescued in Smoot, WY. The hawk was unable to fly from unknown causes. At TRC the hawk had a dropped wing and some indication of head trauma. The injuries appear to be minor and we hope the hawk makes a quick recovery.

Date Admitted: 9.13.16

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Swainson's Hawk 9.4.16

Swainson's Hawk 9.4.16

This Swainson's Hawk was found injured along the side of the road. The hawk had been surviving on crushed crickets on the road and had very discolored fecal but was otherwise healthy. An eye exam with avian ophthalmologist Dr. Dan Lorimer later concluded that the hawk had some head and eye trauma,…

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