12162018 Red-tailed Hawk - 1
Via volunteer Louie:
This morning the Soarin' Hawk call taker contacted Lana, telling her Todd S. had found a hawk along I-69, north of US 20. Upon my arrival I found Todd standing by. The hawk was on the asphalt and appeared to have been hit by a vehicle. Initial assessment revealed a broken left wing with blood, blood in the mouth and a very aggressive bird. It was difficult to stabilize the injured wing. The bird had a 2+ keel and was transported to the ICU where an intake card was completed and the bird secured.
01/03/2019. This hawk is still in our treatment facility receiving medication for pain and to prevent infection in the wing. He is also receiving physical therapy on his broken wing
01/11/2019 This red tail is still receiving physical therapy on his broken wing. We did notice today his joint was stiffer than normal for him . The wound on his wing is healing well