10072019- Red Tail Hawk-01-X

Location of Rescue: 
South Bend, IN
Admission Date: 
10/07/2019
Cause of Admission: 
Possible car strike

Our volunteer drove all the way to South Bend to pick up this severely injured Red Tail Hawk. He was found by the highway near 4 Winds Casino. He appeared to be unable to fly. He was brought to our treatment facility for examination and possible treatment.

This bird had a severely broken wing that was already infested with maggots. The bone at the break was turning black which indicates death of the bone. The chances of recovery for this bird was extremely slim. The decision was made to humanly euthanize it.

 

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