Adult Cooper’s Hawk

adult Cooper's hawk Admission Date: 23 April 2017
Outcome: Died 26 April 2017
Location of Rescue: Polk Co
Cause of Admission / Condition: Grounded, collision with something
Patient Status: Patient Archive

This adult Cooper’s hawk collided with something (no one witnessed this collision so it is purely a guess) and has some head trauma with a swollen eye. This hawk had been down without food long enough that it is quite thin.


26 April 2017
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25 April 2017
This hawk is perching and eating.