Recent Releases and Transfers

Barn Owl 2.14.20

Barn Owl 2.14.20

This Valentine's Day owl was brought to us from Idaho Falls with general body and head trauma, as well as damage to her left eye from a presumed car strike. The rufus brown feathers on a Barn Owl's chest and belly along with the speckles are indicative of a female, whereas males tend to have a completely…

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Great Horned Owl 1.19.20

Great Horned Owl 1.19.20

Our first patient of 2020! A female Great Horned Owl was found on the side of the highway unable to fly, presumed to have been hit by a car, by a Good Samaritan. The bird was brought to a local vet who, after taking a few x-rays, alerted TRC of the injured owl. Once admitted, and thanks…

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Barn Owl 12.17.19

Barn Owl 12.17.19

A female Barn Owl was found unable to fly in a backyard, a possible victim of a window strike. On admit the bird was very subdued, not standing, and unable to fly. X-rays showed a fracture in the Radius in the right wing and a fracture on the left side of it's Coracoid. The bird…

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Bald Eagle 1.28.20

Bald Eagle 1.28.20

This 30 year old male Bald Eagle has quite the story! TRC received a call on our Raptor Hotline about a Bald Eagle that had hit and crashed through a double pane window, landing in a Good Sanitarian's bedroom, and was in need of rescue! Rehab Director Meghan and TRC volunteers were on…

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Rough-legged Hawk 1.28.20

Rough-legged Hawk 1.28.20

Presumed to be a victim of a car strike, this Rough-legged Hawk was admitted with a drooping left wing. Luckily no fractures were found in the left wing, however the bird still does have bruising and soreness in the shoulder. Treatment for this patients consists of 6 weeks on cage rest…

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Great Horned Owl 11.19.19

Great Horned Owl 11.19.19

This hatch year Great Horned Owl was found entangled in a soccer net, both wings were stuck in the durable, strong netting. TRC Staff were able to quickly free the bird from the netting and brought the bird back to the clinic to check for injuries. The elbow and shoulder on each wing…

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Great Horned Owl 11.15.19

Great Horned Owl 11.15.19

This hatch year, female, Great Horned Owl was found in Idaho Falls in the middle of the highway unable to fly, most likely another victim of a car strike. Thanks to our Raptor Rescue Network, we were able to coordinate…

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Great Horned Owl 10.14.16

Great Horned Owl 10.14.16

This Great Horned Owl was found entangled in a soccer net early on the morning of the 14th. A staff member was there within an hour and was able to disentangle the bird! Luckily the bird was not entangled for long and the bird is only suffering from bruising on both wings. Treatment…

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Sharp-shinned Hawk 9.28.19

Sharp-shinned Hawk 9.28.19

A juvenile Sharp-shinned Hawk was admitted after it was presumed to have struck the finders window. The bird was unable to fly away and upon admittance, x-rays showed a fracture in both the ulna and radius of the left wing, along with head and body trauma. The bird was standing and alert…

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Sharp-shinned Hawk 9.27.19

Sharp-shinned Hawk 9.27.19

A juvenile Sharp-shinned Hawk was admitted after it struck a window. Accipiters are common victims of window strikes, but by placing stickers on your windows you can help these birds avoid windows! The bird is suffering from head and body trauma and is unable to stand due to these injuries.…

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