Lynn's Journal

July 20 - July 26

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Gunshot Hawks

X-rays taken at Pendleton Veterinary Clinic revealed that both hawks admitted July 18 had been shot.   A Red-tailed Hawk from Zillah, WA was shot with a shotgun and has a fractured right ulna. 

A Swainson’s Hawk found north of Pasco has a fractured left ulna that appears to have been caused by an air rifle pellet. …

July 13 - July 19

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Off to Vet School

We said goodby to intern Jean this past week and wish her the very best as she begins her first year of veterinary school in the fall. Thank you for all your hard work Jean!

Welcome Chelsea

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The same day that Jean flew home to Alaska, Chelsea arrived from Michigan. …

July 6 - July 12

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Eagle returned to Lake Chelan

Don and Toni Faust returned the fledgling Bald Eagle admitted on the 4th of July to Lake Chelan. She flew free on Thursday, five days after being admitted. She ate more than a pound of trout per day as she recovered from her unintentional swim in the lake. …

June 29 - July 5

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Fourth of July Bald Eagle

The Fourth of July was a busy day. Admissions included a Red-tailed Hawk, a Swainson’s Hawk, two Cooper’s Hawks, an American Kestrel and a fledgling Bald Eagle. Apparently the young eagle ventured too close to an Osprey nest and was driven into the water by a protective adult Osprey. …

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