Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Pictures of X-ray and hawk in recovery
Rick Schubert sent this image of the x-ray of our hawk's fracture of its proximal tarsometatarsus bone.
If you double-click on the image it should enlarge.
And here is our hero in recovery with a pink cast. No definitive word on its sex, but because it is so heavy for this stage of its development, it is probably a formel.
She is back at the Schuylkill Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, receiving antibiotics and anti-inflammatory pain medication.
Many of you have asked how to donate to the Center in appreciation of Rick's time and expertise in helping the Franklin Institute hawks, and all the other wildlife in need of assistance.
Like most not for profit organizations, the Clinic struggles during these financially hard times, so any donation, no matter how small, is really appreciated. Here is the link if you would like to know more about donating: http://www.schuylkillcenter.org/donate
In addition to critical dollars to support programs, the Clinic also needs in-kind contributions of basic medical supplies, cleaning supplies, food, toys, and other equipment for animals undergoing treatment or care prior to release. Here is the link for in-kind donations to the Clinic: http://www.schuylkillcenter.org/donate/wishlist.php
I cannot think of a better way to honor Rick Schubert and the Clinic, and to show our support of the Franklin hawks.