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Long-eared Owl 7.18.18

Long-eared Owl 7.18.18

This owl was admitted to Teton Raptor Center after being struck by a car. As a result the bird suffered a broken tibiotarsus bone. He was admitted for surgery within 24 hours so that the fracture could be pinned and is currently on a course of antibiotics, pain medication and fluids to speed…

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Swainson's Hawk 8.21.18

Swainson's Hawk 8.21.18

This hawk was admitted to Teton Raptor Center after being hit by a car in Idaho. As a result, this bird fractured its pelvis and was dealing with some mild head trauma. In order to treat a broken pelvis, lots of cage rest is needed. The head trauma was treated with anti-inflammatory pain medication…

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Cooper's Hawk 9.18.18

Cooper's Hawk 9.18.18

This hawk was admitted to Teton Raptor Center after colliding into a window. As a result, this bird suffered head trauma and is being treated with anti-inflammatory pain medicine and swelling and fluids to keep the hawk well hydrated.

Update: This hawk was successfully…

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Cooper's Hawk 10.12.18

Cooper's Hawk 10.12.18

This hawk was admitted to Teton Raptor Center after dislocating his elbow while hunting for prey. The hawk was hunting a dove that flew into a chicken coop and as the hawk successfully caught the dove in a chicken coop, she also managed to dislocate her elbow in the process. She is currently…

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Great Horned Owl 10.11.18

Great Horned Owl 10.11.18

This owl was admitted to Teton Raptor Center due to an injured eye and a broken wing. The bird came in with a 2 separate breaks in her left ulna and severe eye trauma to her left eye. Staff also found a corneal ulcer in her left eye and she is currently being treated with pain medication, medicated…

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Swainson's Hawk 8.5.18

Swainson's Hawk 8.5.18

This hawk was admitted to Teton Raptor Center after potentially being struck by a car and suffered head and body trauma as well as a fractured coracoid as a result. The bird was on a course of anti-inflammatory medication to get rid of any pain and swelling in addition to fluids to keep the…

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Barn Owl 12.16.18

Barn Owl 12.16.18

This young Barn Owl was admitted to Teton Raptor Center after found in a hay stack with signs that it was attacked by a small mammal, possibly a dog or cat. This bird had cuts on her feet, a crushed flight feather, and grass stuck in her eyes. The TRC staff began administering antibiotics…

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Osprey 9.3.18

Osprey 9.3.18

This adult male osprey was admitted to Teton Raptor Center after being found entangled in fishing line along the Snake River. The bird was not only tangled in the fishing line but had 2 fish hooks stuck in his body. One hook pierced into his left leg and the second hook was protruding from…

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Red-tailed Hawk 8.18.18

Red-tailed Hawk 8.18.18

This Red-tailed Hawk was admitted to Teton Raptor Center due to a broken clavicle and a broken ulna after being hit by a car. The hawk was treated with pain medication and fluids along with plenty of cage rest so that the bones can heal correctly.

This bird healed from all of his…

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Swainson's Hawk 7.31.18

Swainson's Hawk 7.31.18

This young bird was admitted to Teton Raptor Center after suffering from body trauma possibly due to falling out of its nest. Staff have not been able to determine what exactly caused the trauma but the bird was found on the ground near the nest with parents nearby. Upon examination staff noticed…

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