We just released a Red-Tail hawk that was transferred to us from another rehab facility in need of our help. She was a juvenile hawk and is now free. She learned to kill and was good at doing so, being very aggressive, like most female Red-Tail hawks.
|Todd Andrews releasing the female Red-Tail hawk|
Our electrocuted Raven is doing better. It's been a bumpy recovery for him. He still has a long way to go, but I think we are over the 'hump' and he continues to heal and thrive.
We released all of our Cottontail babies. We had a cat-caught victim and three others that had their nest disturbed by 'gardening' and one sibling was killed and the mother fled for her life. They all did well and were recently released near Price in an area where there is not a lot of human activity or traffic.
At our facility, we rehab many species. Every animal that Utah will allow to be rehabilitated, we work with. Many people are surprised to learn that besides the raptors they know we care for, we also believe that all animals are important and deserve our time and expertise. There is NO difference for us between these Cottontails, the Hummingbirds, the Eagles and so on. They are ALL important.
We also recently released a Northern Flicker, a member of the woodpecker family. This little angel was found in the middle of a busy road. The finder stopped and picked her up and called me right away. She had a concussion and balance issues due to that. Once her issues resolved with anti-inflammatories and time, we released her near where she was found.
|If you happen to notice the bird to the left, that little Eurasian Collard dove showed up to say "hi" after the Flicker landed.|
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