Upon first glance, you could tell that this falcon was sleeping.
Once in the transportation carrier, the bird was ready for the doctor’s office.
Then we were off to the American Wildlife Foundation for a doctor’s exam.
Although this bird showed no obvious wounds, the doctor noticed behavior indicating the prognosis that there may be a head injury.
I left feeling confident that Dr. Ackermann would give the Kestrel its best chance for survival after its unexpected swim.