This Great Horned was found south of Jackson in someones backyard. The bird was retrieved by a staff member and found to be extremely emaciated, so it was brought into the clinic. The diagnoses was nutritional emaciation and parasites. We started the bird on emaciation protocol and anti-parasite…Read more
GHOW 10.11.12 was brought in by one of our staff after a Parks Ranger called it in. The bird was found on the side of the road, wet, and unmotivated to fly away from humans. Upon admit, no major injuries were found, but the bird's demeanor was subdued and passive. After a couple nights…Read more
This mature Red Tailed Hawk came in from Afton, Wyoming thanks to the help of our staff and volunteers in the area. The hawk has general bruising and trauma, a laceration on the right hip, and is missing a couple of flight feathers on the right wing. The cause of injury is not confirmed,…Read more
This male American Kestral came into our clinic after the finders saw it stuck on a barbed wire fence. The bird was alert and flappy, but appeared to have a wing injury which turned out to be a clean amputation of the left digits. Since this bird is missing half the flight feathers on…Read more
This mature Great Grey Owl came into use from Island Park after having been hit by a car. The bird was diagnosed with a fractured Ulna which was pinned that evening at Jackson Animal Hospital. The owl is in a wing wrap, and being treated with preventative antibiotics, pain medication,…Read more
This Osprey came in after having been found tangled in fishing line. The line had cut into the soft tissue in the left armpit and right metatarsals, exposing the muscle. The bird is in otherwise decent condition. We are focusing on wound care, and infection prevention.
Another young osprey was admitted with broken flight feathers and five missing tail feathers. The bird is very thin, so our treatment plan is to hydrate the bird, help it to gain weight, and imp the feathers.
Update: This osprey is in a mew with two other osprey…Read more
This female kestrel was hit by a car off of I-80. Thanks to the vets at Uinta Veterinary Hospital in Urie, WY we were able to see X-rays before the bird even arrived at TRC. X-rays showed a fractured Ulna. Treatment currently includes a wing wrap and cage rest in Oxygen until we are…Read more
This immature owl came in from Idaho with an old radius fracture in its left wing. Due to size and the nature of the break being so close to the elbow, the joint is compromised, and the bird is unable to fly.
Update: After consulting with our local veterinarian,…Read more
Found hanging by its wing from a power line, this owl was suspended in the air for hours before the energy company was able to shut off the power and cut down the power line to retrieve the bird.
Upon admit, no broken bones were found, but the bird had a laceration on the left humerus from where…Read more
All photos by TRC Staff