Shelby Co HY Red-tailed Hawk

Admission Date: 9 November 2015
Outcome: Released, 19 July 2016
Location of Rescue: Shelby County
Cause of Admission / Condition: Caught in barbed-wire fence
Patient Status: Patient Archive

Christina rescued a HY15 red-tailed hawk that was caught by a leg in a barbed-wire fence. (Have I ever mentioned how much I don’t like barbed-wire?) The hawk was cut from the fence, but has some pieces of leg skin missing and the leg is swollen. Neosporin and rest.