30th July, 2013

A woman just brought us this injured bird. We don’t deal with wildlife (and probably couldn’t if we wanted to today because Dr. O is swamped). But she spoke very little English, so I agreed to help her make some phone calls to see who could help us.

Long story short, this is a Mississippi Kite (a widdle biddy hawk!) and I will be driving 30 minutes outside of town after work to take him to Eagle Valley Raptor Center. (The woman that brought him in didn’t have a car…so I volunteered for this job after she started asking how much a cab would be. Don’t be ridiculous!)

He’s strikingly beautiful! He’s sitting on my desk and hasn’t taken his little red eyes off of me. I want to stroke his head but that pointy beak ain’t making any offers of friendship…so never mind. But it’s still neat to be able to observe him so closely!

Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
 

Copyright © 2009 A bit of silliness.. All rights reserved.
TumbleDesk Theme by Dave & Laptop Geek.