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Barn Owl 10.10.19

Barn Owl 10.10.19

A female Barn Owl was found entangled in a fence and brought to Idaho Fish and Game, one of our agency partners! With the help of our wonderful Raptor Rescue Network Volunteers Mike and Heather, the bird was quickly admitted! On admit, the bird had severe body trauma throughout, particularly…

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Swainson's Hawk 10.1.19

Swainson's Hawk 10.1.19

A juvenile Swainson's Hawk was admitted after it most likely was struck by a car. The bird had both head and body trauma on admit. After a few days in Oxygen the bird perked up and quickly became quite feisty! The wrist of the left wing had some deep bruising and caused the bird to hold…

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Sharp-shinned Hawk 9.20.19

Sharp-shinned Hawk 9.20.19

A juvenile Sharp-shinned Hawk was admitted after a Good Samaritan saw the bird hit his window. On admit, the bird was stunned and suffering from head and body trauma due to the collision. Staff took x-rays and found no fractures! Treatment includes time spent in Oxygen to assist with…

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Turkey Vulture 5.2.19

Turkey Vulture 5.2.19

This mature Turkey Vulture was found after it crash landed on a woman's home south of the town of Jackson. Luckily our research team was in the area, and they went out on the rescue! This patient had multiple wounds throughout its body that were infected and was very thin. She also was…

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Long-eared Owl 7.30.19

Long-eared Owl 7.30.19

Our first Long-eared Owl admitted in 2019 was found on the side of the road unable to fly. TRC staff were able to retrieve the bird and upon admit a fracture in the left humerus was found. A wing and body wrap have stabilized the fracture and surgery is not necessary due to the nice…

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Swainson's Hawk 8.28.19 B

Swainson's Hawk 8.28.19 B

This juvenile Swainson's Hawk was found on the side of the road by Idaho Fish and Game shortly after it was struck by the car. Luckily we were able to get the bird to TRC the same day! After spending a week in Oxygen, giving the bird time to stabilize from its internal trauma, the bird…

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Great Horned Owl 9.3.19

Great Horned Owl 9.3.19

This feisty and alert Great Horned Owl was found unable to fly and with a wound on its left wrist. TRC Staff cleaned and examined the wound and decided that given some time, antibiotics, and routine wound care the soft tissue damage could heal! The bird is already self feeding and there…

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Great Horned Owl 7.5.19

Great Horned Owl 7.5.19

This young fledgling left its nest most likely a bit too early, as owls often tend to do. These fledglings spend up to 3 weeks on the ground during this time period while they learn how to fly. The parents are still around to provide for their young. However, sometimes these young birds can get themselves…

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