Big Jeezley, Eagles, X-Ray

May 11, 2019 (Patient 2019-057)

6 Jun , 2019  

This mature bald eagle was found grounded near Debert, Nova Scotia. It had a variety of wounds consistent with a territorial dispute. One laceration on her leg required sutures. She was x-rayed for broken bones, none were found, and her blood tested for lead poisoning.After 2 weeks of care in our nursery building the stitches […]

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Eagles, fish hook, Lead, Lead Poisoning, Release, X-Ray

Fish Hook Removed from Eagle Wing

20 May , 2018   Video

A mature bald eagle was found on the lawn of a resident in Masstown, Nova Scotia with a fish hook in its wing and beak. The resident was able to cut the barb of the hook and free the bird’s beak. It was then brought to the CWRC for treatment. After a physical exam we […]

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Merlin, X-Ray

Merlin X-Rays and Photo Superimposition

28 Aug , 2016  

Superimposition of x-ray and merlin photo

Here’s a┬ásuperimposition of an x-ray over a photo of a merlin patient. The merlin that was struck by a car. It is under anesthetic for the procedure. The wings are briefly taped in place in order to position them for the x-ray. The feathers make them look a lot larger than they really are.