Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Another day at the Bird TLC clinic

What do you do when you patient is to big for the exam table? Use the back-up table, the floor. This swan came to us from Willow with a partially amputated wing near the right wrist. Obviously that makes it a non- releasable bird. It was being very cooperative during the exam. The rescuer used waffles to lure it in close enough to catch.

A downy woodpecker from a window hit that has a spinal injury, but has a lot of fight left. Time will tell how this one will turn out.

A Short-eared owl is getting an exam. It's in process of being placed at an education facility. 

Maverick, one of our education birds just watches as everything goes om around him.
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