Aug 24 - Aug 30

4 Red-tailed Hawks and a Swainson’s Hawk

This past week brought two Red-tailed Hawks with severed wings, one with an advanced case of avian pox and a fourth hawk that was extremely emaciated. The emaciated hawk is very gradually improving, although her condition is still guarded. She has an eye injury that suggests she may have had a head injury that prevented her from flying, resulting in her emaciation.The third eyelid on her left eye does note retract completely, a condition called Horner’s Syndrome.

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A Swainson’s Hawk was found near Haines, OR. It appears to have been electrocuted. We are treating her condition, but the prognosis is guarded.

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