Recent Releases and Transfers

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 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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Swainson's Hawk 5.1.19 (A)

Swainson's Hawk 5.1.19 (A)

Our first Swainson's Hawk of the year was admitted due to a deep cut on it's right leg that was accompanied by some bruising as well. Upon admit the bird did not put any weight on it's injured leg, so staff have been giving the bird towels as support and a wrap around the leg to prevent…

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Sharp-shinned Hawk 4.22.19

Sharp-shinned Hawk 4.22.19

This mature Sharp-shinned Hawk was admitted after a probable predator attack and upon examination a fracture in it's coracoid was found. Thanks to the Raptor Rescue Network volunteer who assisted in the transport…

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American Kestrel 5.3.19

American Kestrel 5.3.19

This mature female American Kestrel was chasing prey when she flew into a window. She was stunned with a concussion, and brought into our facilities. She was treated with anti-inflammatories, and took in some much needed peace and quiet in our oxygen chamber.

Update: This…

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Northern Harrier 5.1.19

Northern Harrier 5.1.19

This mature male Northern Harrier was found on the ground and in a state of shock in Rexburg, ID. Idaho Game and Fish was able to catch the patient and the bird was transported via a volunteer in our Raptor Rescue Network. Once admitted, we found the patient was suffering from a ruptured…

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Great  Horned Owl 1.14.19

Great Horned Owl 1.14.19

This Great Horned Owl was admitted after it was found in a neighborhood close to the highway, a probable victim of a car strike. It did not want to fly away and appeared to have head and left eye trauma. This bird spent several days in our Oxygen chamber to help with the head trauma…

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Golden Eagle 1.3.19

Golden Eagle 1.3.19

This Golden Eagle is Teton Raptor Center's first patient of 2019. He made his way to Teton Raptor Center via the Raptor Rescue Network by a relay of two different "RRN" volunteers who made the journey from Casper to…

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Rough-legged Hawk 12.13.18

Rough-legged Hawk 12.13.18

This Rough-legged Hawk was admitted to Teton Raptor Center after what staff suspect to be the victim of a car strike. As a result, this bird suffers a great deal of head and eye trauma. "RRN" volunteer Anne Hare, a member of our Raptor…

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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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