06092019 American Kestrel - 1

Location of Rescue: 
Ossian, IN
Admission Date: 
Cause of Admission: 
Potential wing injury
UPDATE: 07/20/2019 This Kestrel has matured enough to be released

This young kestrel was observed hopping around with its wings out in Ossian, Indiana.  The caller was concerned that it had a wing injury.

The initial evaluation found no issues, but it will have a more thorough exam by our veterinarian.

06/11/19 This young kestrel was examined and determined to be young but healthy.  She was moved to our rehabilitation facility with the other young kestrels.  She will continue maturing until she can be released.

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