Polk Co red-tailed hawk

I don't feel good Admission Date: 10 February 2019
Outcome: 3 June 2019 released!
Location of Rescue: Polk County, IA
Cause of Admission / Condition: Collision
Patient Status: Patient Archive

Thanks to Iowa Bird Rehabilitation (our songbird partner) for rescuing this red-tailed hawk from someone’s yard. This hawk definitely collided with something and has head injury and issues with left eye.


15 February 2019
SOAR volunteer transporter Deb started this hawk on eye drops to ease the swelling and Kay reports that the eye looks much better.