09082019-Red-Tail Hawk-1

assessment
treatment
recovering
healthy
Location of Rescue: 
Larwill,IN
Admission Date: 
09/08/2019
Cause of Admission: 
Unknow
UPDATE: 10/15/2019 It has been determined that this bird is non releasable due to its eye injury

This Hawk was picked up by one of our volunteers in Larwill. It had been moved to the side of the road by some concerned citizens before we were called. It was making no attempt to escape. It was brought to our treatment facility and had its initial assessment. It has damage to its Left eye and intermittent raspy breathing.It was treated with pain medication and antibacterial treatment for its eye injury.

It will be evaluated more completely by our veterinarion on Monday

09/09/19 This Hawk is in our treatment facility still continuing with its medication. It was introduced to solid food on Monday. Unfortunately it has not started eating on its own yet

09/15/19 This Hawk is continuing with treatment for its eye injury. It is not eating as much as we would like but it is slowly improving

09/21/19 This Hawk is continuing its treatment but it is still not eating on its own. It is being hand fed

09/28/19 This Hawk has moved to our rehabilitation facility. We are checking to determine if it can find food it's own

10/01/19 There has been no change in this bird's status

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