04102020-Red Tail Hawk-1

assessment
treatment
recovering
healthy
Location of Rescue: 
Rochester, IN
Admission Date: 
04/10/2020
Cause of Admission: 
Hit by car
UPDATE: 07/12/2020 This bird was released today

This Hawk was initially found on April 10th and treated  by a rehabber in Rochester , IN that is affiliated with Soarin Hawk. She felt it needed xrays and an examinatin by our veterinarian. It was brought to us on April 13th. The xrays and examination revealed a broken left humerus. Our veterinarian pinned the bone on Tuesday April 14th. This hawk is now in our treatment facility being treated with medication for pain and an antibioitic. We are hopeful  for a complete recoverery 

04/26/2020 This hawk is receiving medication for pain. It continues in our treatment facility

05/08/2020 We have started physical therapy on this birds wing

05/17/2020 This bird's status remains the same

06/06/2020 This hawk has been moved to our rehabilitation facility to begin creance training. Creance training is when a bird is tethered to specific length of line and allowed to fly . The creance team observes its flight and determines if it is ready to be released or needs more flight conditioning

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