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Re: Wildlife

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osprey wrote: Wed Apr 20, 2022 1:32 pm ^
Thank you!
If you are anywhere near Ft Collins the Rocky Mtn Raptor Center can help and is designed for just this situation. https://www.rmrp.org/
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the bighorn sheep in Curtis' shot is probably not going in the direction of the coyote in the background!
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osprey wrote: Wed Apr 20, 2022 1:07 pm I saw an injured peregrine falcon by the road this morning.
The osprey and peregrine languages are closely related and I was able to coax it into my car and take it home where it will be safe until the Department of Wildlife is able to pick it up. It has a broken right wing but hopefully it can be rehabilitated and resume it’s flying. C56794EA-CC03-464E-8C7B-199C916DB82B.jpeg
Do you know if the peregrine was able to be rehabilitated?
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No. I sent a text to the rehab center about two weeks ago and have not received a reply.
I will follow up with them next week.
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The peregrine was taken to the Southwest Avian Protection Services and examined by a veterinarian.
The right wing was completely shattered and the falcon had to be euthanized.
It must have been hunting near the highway and hit by a vehicle.
Totally sad.
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Very sad and tragic, but you helped significantly so he wasn't suffering anymore. Thank you for the update!
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The life of 2 hawks in one month's time.

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Local Wildlife
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That's an amazing shot of the moth
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