Another day at the Bird TLC clinic

What do you do when you patient is to big for the exam table? Use the the floor. This swan came to us from Willow with a partially amputated wing near the right wrist, making it a non-releasable bird. The swan was 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 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. 

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 on around him.

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