Red-Tailed Hawk Release #03242018
On March 24, 2018, Soarin Hawk received a call about red-tailed hawk found by Bicentennial Park off Schoaff Road. The woman who rescued this bird said she found him by the side of the road, he wouldn't fly and she thought he was acting abnormally. He was brought to ICU where he was examined by Kat. Kat found this bird to be dehydrated with feather lice and a bruised right elbow, and she didn't feel any broken bones. This bird received fluids, ivermectin for the external parasites, and meloxicam for any pain the bird may be feeling due to the bruised elbow.
Upon weeks of rehabilitation, the feather lice were gone and his bruised elbow had healed.
On Thursday, May 30, 2018, after our presentation at Our Lady of Good Hope School, we took the Red-Tail to the backyard of their campus. At approximately 11:10am we released the Red Tail from his carrier, he took off soaring, so far we couldn't see him anymore in the distance. It was a beautiful release.
Intake Number : #03242018RTHA