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Great Horned Owl 7.9.19

Great Horned Owl 7.9.19

This approximately 8 week old Great Horned Owl was found entangled in a soccer net! Once the bird was freed from the net it was admitted to make sure there were no injuries from the encounter. The bird has no wounds or fractures and is quite healthy! As this bird is still too young to be completely…

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Swainson's Hawk 5.1.19 (B)

Swainson's Hawk 5.1.19 (B)

On the same day we admitted two Swainson's Hawks! This patient utilized our Raptor Rescue Network for transport to our center. X-rays showed a compound fracture in both the ulna and radius in the left wing. The…

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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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Red-tailed Hawk 7.30.19

Red-tailed Hawk 7.30.19

This juvenile Red-tailed Hawk was found on the ground by a well meaning civilian who took the bird in and tried to care for it. Young birds often spend a few days up to a few weeks on the ground while they learn to fly, which is called fledgling. When a healthy fledgling is found it…

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Swainson's Hawk 7.29.19 (B)

Swainson's Hawk 7.29.19 (B)

This juvenile Swainson's Hawk was found on the side of the road unable to fly, most likely the bird collided with a car. Upon admit the bird was very dirty with tattered feathers and blood in the right eye. X-rays showed a possible fracture in the Coracoid but with neither wing drooping…

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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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Short-eared Owl 2.8.19

Short-eared Owl 2.8.19

This Short-eared Owl, a suspected victim of a car strike, was found unable to fly with an injured left wing. Utilizing our Raptor Rescue Network, this bird was transported to TRC all the way from Rawlins thanks…

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