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Red-shouldered Hawk (Region 4)

Submitted by Leah Gast ( on October 18, 2018 2:44 pm
Phone: 1(831)264-5426
Affiliation: SPCA for Monterey County, Monterey, California

Age: 1st year
Gender: Unknown
Placement Urgency: Soon
Condition: This bird has a strong habituation to humans. Probably raised by someone. Was found at a school trying to steal lunch food from children. Has not improved over time in our wildlife hospital. Bird is in perfect physical condition.
Training: No training.
Very food motivated.
Does not hesitate to be near or approach humans if food is present.
Recommendation: Education animal.
I think this animal would take to a glove really nicely.