Recent Releases and Transfers

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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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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American Kestrel 9.11.19

American Kestrel 9.11.19

A hatch year female American Kestrel was admitted after it was found in the middle of the road unable to fly, a presumed car strike. The bird luckily had no fractures but did have head and body trauma. The bird has perked up after a few days in the Oxygen chamber with anti-inflammatory…

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Red-tailed Hawk 9.9.19

Red-tailed Hawk 9.9.19

A second year Red-tailed Hawk was admitted after being struck by a car. On admit the bird was quiet and sternal, however x-rays showed no fractures or injuries besides head and body trauma. After just a day in Oxygen the bird started to stand and become more alert! Along with some anti-inflammatory…

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American Kestrel 7.10.19

American Kestrel 7.10.19

This approximately 2-3 month old male American Kestrel was admitted after it was seen flying through a window screen. Staff new the bird was a male due to his blue wings, while female kestrels have a rusty brown wing. The bird was unstable on its feet and unable to fly. X-rays showed…

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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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Red-tailed Hawk 7.8.19

Red-tailed Hawk 7.8.19

This juvenile Red-tailed Hawk, found unable to fly on a golf course, utilized our Raptor Rescue Network as it was originally looked at by Castle Rock Vet, a RRN partner, and transported by a RRN volunteer! Upon…

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Swainson's Hawk 5.17.19

Swainson's Hawk 5.17.19

This Swainson's Hawk was admitted after seen flying into a window and suffering from head trauma. Treatment includes time in the Oxygen chamber and fluids. This bird already is getting feistier and regaining its defensive behaviors.

Update: This bird had been…

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Great Horned Owl 5.20.19

Great Horned Owl 5.20.19

Spring is here and so is our first fledgling! This young Great Horned Owl was found in a dumpster; however it is quite healthy and very feisty. Since the information about this bird's original nest is unknown, we are on the search for a suitable foster nest with fledglings of similar…

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