No, it's not scaffolding. It's the X-Ray after the operation on the eagle from Seward. It was kind of an intense operation. Inside the leg bone Dr. Palmatier inserted a plastic peg to fit both pieces together. What you see here is everything to hold the bones in place until they heal. We'll X-Ray again in four weeks to make sure it's healing as it's suppose to. . This is a most handsome bird. His appetite has been real good during it's stay at Bird TLC.