In Mid December, Susan and Martin were called to check on a Red Tail Hawk near a busy road. The hawk had been struck by a car. With the help of the man who called, they located the Red Tail Hawk and Martin was able to scoop the hawk up.
Back at the rescue center, Martin examined the Hawk and found no broken bones. The Hawk was put in a chamber to recover. Five days later, after frequent checks and examinations, Martin determined the hawk was ready to return to the wild where she belongs.
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From September, Susan and Martin out with Belle the Harris Hawk.
September 6th, 2020: Susan and Martin out with Belle.
Belle is a Harris Hawk and her hunting provides natural food for the sick, injured and orphaned critters we care for.
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Title says it all! All we can add here is saying again: T H A N K Y O U!
Scout was rescued by Martin back in April of 2006. A rancher in Wyoming was complaining that an eagle was a threat to his livestock. Martin traveled to rescue him before he got shot.
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Martin and Susan were called out to check on a Great Horned Owl in someone’s backyard. Upon arrival, Martin caught the injured owl and did a quick exam. The owl had a broken wing, but fortunately, one that could heal with a little time. After some time at our rescue center, this Owl was released back to the wild.
Two Cooper’s Hawks released back to the wild!
More from the archives in honor of our 23rd Anniversary week.
Martin rescues a very wet Red Tail Hawk. After a couple days to rest, refuel and relax, this Hawk was released back to the wild!
A young Golden Eagle that arrived back in June is released back to the wild!
First video about this Eagle
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After a month an half stay, a healthy Ferruginous Hawk was released back into the wild and then released back into the wild and then released back into the wild.
This Hawk had been stuck in a barbed wire fence, a barb caught deeply in her wing. She was found hanging from the fence. When she arrived, her wing drooped. Signs of the damage can still be seen, however, she healed up well and is flying good.
Martin also included some discussion about the differences between a Harris Hawk and a Ferruginous Hawk.
This hawk arrived in November of last year. The hawk had damage to primary feathers of one wing and was also missing 10 of 12 tail feathers. Someone ripped them out.
The hawk stayed with us for eight months until the feathers grew back.
00:00 – 01:45 November: Introduction about the damage done to the Red Tailed Hawk
01:45 – 05:00 January: Update: tail feather growth and blood feathers
05:00 – 06:04 March: Update about feather growth
06:04 – 12:23 July: Update about feather condition and discussion about “Imping” – the process of replacing feathers rather than waiting to let them grow in naturally.
12:23 – 18:13 The Release of this Red Tailed Hawk
🔹First video about this Hawk 🔹
Raptors Need Their Tail Feathers
December 17th, 2019