This female kestrel was admited to our vets at the weekend as she was found grounded. From the X-ray you can see there is a clean break to the left wing.

The wing has been strapped to allign the broken bones and allow them to fuse correctly. Now in our hospital she’s receiving pain relief and food, which she’s readilly taking. She will need physio on the wing and eventually once healed, time in an aviary to regain flexibility and muscle. Her future is far from certain, she has to hover to hunt food, she needs to fully recover and maintain this ability before we can consider releasing her.

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