Ferruginous Hawk – Wow!

ferruginous hawk admit Admission Date: 28 February 2015
Outcome: Transferred to our Education Permit
Location of Rescue: NW Iowa
Cause of Admission / Condition: Possible collision with vehicle
Patient Status: Patient Archive

Wildlife Lodge & Clinic brought us a not-often seen ferruginous hawk. Unfortunately this female hawk has a badly broken left wing. These hawks are common buteo (genus) in the west. Ferruginous hawks are very common in the Inter-mountain West. Thanks to Tyler for help with the rescue and the selfie.


24 July 2015
The fractured wing did not heal for the hawk to be able to fly. We sill start the paperwork and ask that this hawk be transferred to our education permit.