Jan 5 - Jan 11

Year of the Red-tailed Hawk

In 2014, as of January 11, one Red-tailed Hawk, one Great Horned Owl and one Northern Flicker had been admitted for care. 

In 2015, as of January 11, admissions include 7 Red-tailed Hawks, 2 Great Horned Owls, 2 Gulls, 1 American Coot, 1 Meadowlark and 1 American Robin.

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Of the Red-tailed Hawks, 2 are confirmed gunshot injuries, a 3rd is a suspected gunshot injury (x-rays will be taken on Monday), 2 are head injuries, 1 has a shoulder injury caused by a collision, and one is emaciated, cause unknown.

Electrocution

Both Great Horned Owls were victims of electrocution, one from Ukiah, the other from Yakima. Both have a poor prognosis for recovery. The Ukiah owl has burns on both feet and her right wing.

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The Yakima bird has burns on her back.

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Thank You PGE

On a happier note, Portland General Electric has awarded BMW a $5,000 donation to support wildlife rehabilitation services. Thank You PGE for your generous gift! 

Red-tail Success

This hawk was admitted on December 3, 2014 with gunshot injuries to both wings. She has made an amazing recovery and is on track to be released soon.

1/2/15


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