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20240530-Red-tailed Hawk-1

Admission Date
Rescue Location
Fort Wayne, IN
Cause of Admission
Attacked by Peregrine falcons

6/1/2024 - nursed back to health and released on 6/1/2024!

5/30/2024 - Todays rescue call from the bakery employees in downtown Ft. Wayne.  I was able to be there in about 10 minutes and talked with the finders.  It seems this beautiful hawk just fell from the sky and was then attacked by 2 other birds.  

At Soarin Hawk we are always on the lookout for events involving the Peregin Falcons and this is believed to be one of them.  The resident falcon pair were probably defending their territory and chicks when they spotted this Redtail too close for coexistence and attacked him. 
Once back to ICU no injuries were found but our patient had an extremely full crop.  He is being held for observation for a few days and we expect to release him soon.