Lynn's Journal

Aug 24 - Aug 30

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4 Red-tailed Hawks and a Swainson’s Hawk

This past week brought two Red-tailed Hawks with severed wings, one with an advanced case of avian pox and a fourth hawk that was extremely emaciated. The emaciated hawk is very gradually improving, although her condition is still guarded. …

Aug 17 - Aug 23

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New X-Ray Machine

Words cannot adequately express how grateful we are to Cathy Oliver who made Blue Mountain Wildlife a beneficiary in her will. Cathy’s amazing gift has made it possible for BMW to purchase an x-ray machine. It will now be possible to x-ray birds during the initial intake exam allowing their condition to be evaluated more quickly, minimizing stress and saving both time and money.

Aug 10 - Aug 16

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Two Releases

A Red-tailed Hawk whose broken leg was repaired by Dr. Susan Fazzari of Animal Clinic East in Walla Walla was released on Thursday.

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Then a young Swainson’s Hawk was returned to his family.

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Another Gunshot Hawk

A Swainson’s Hawk from the Yakima area was admitted with an injured shoulder. …

Aug 3 - Aug 9

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Eagle Scout Project

Blue Mountain Wildlife has recently benefitted from the efforts of two scouts. Nathan McDonald completed his Eagle Scout Project this past Saturday by installing 6 new barn owl boxes at BMW’s Tri-Cities Center. The scouts built two additional boxes which will be held in reserve to replace other nest boxes as they wear out.…

July 27 - Aug 2

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Guns, Germs, and Numbers

This week brought the third gunshot hawk in less than two weeks. A fledgling Swainson’s Hawk was found near Prosser, WA. Someone shot her three times. Fractures in her right wing could not be repaired and she was euthanized.

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