Found Injured Hawk Up-Date

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Gracefulspice, Sep 6, 2007.

  1. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know a hawk is bad news for my chickens. But this little thing needs help. I found him along the side of the road, cannot fly, I think his wing is broken or damaged. I didn't take a real close look. He's in a pet carrier now. He;s no bigger then pigeon. I'm not sure who to call. I don't have a local wild life conservancy near me. I live in Eastern Pa. I did a web search and ot much luck there either. Any ideas? I know It's illegal for me to keep and mend it. But I feel so bad for him, I just want someone to help.
     
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  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Maybe your humane society can offer some help? Good luck. With one the size of a pigeon, I doubt it will go after your birds.
     
  3. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Call your state parks, there are wild life officials there that might tell you who to call. Good Luck
     
  4. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Doesn't anyone answer their phones anymore? I called a few places and each place I had to leave a message. Guess it's a waiting game now. Thanks for the info.

    I too think it's way to small to do any harm to my chickens. I think my chickens would harm it tho. He's still in the carrier in a shed with a towel over it. I gave it water, but not sure if I should try to feed it.
     
  5. buckbeak

    buckbeak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where in PA are you? I've called the Game Commission before. Also, my vet in Chester county will take injured wildlife.
     
  6. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    What about the local zoo, if you have one, they may be able to help you.
     
  7. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I finally got a call back from Aark Foundation. They are a wild life conservacy. I have to drive this hawk to them. It's going to take an hour to get there. They will care for it and release when it's better. Makes me wonder what I got myself into? At least I know I did right and it will be okay. Thanks for everyones help. I'll see if I can get a picture before I take it tonight. It's very stunning.
     
  8. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are doing the right thing. Thanks for your time and concern.
     
  9. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good job!
     

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