This document provides guidance on the initial care and management of birds of prey following rescue, from capture to physical examination and initial stabilisation before presentation to a veterinarian. It provides advice on how to manage the more common rescue encounters in birds of prey, including trauma, entanglement, orphaning and intoxication.
Initial treatment and care guidelines for rescued birds of prey
Standardising the initial treatment of birds of prey requiring rescue or rehabilitation, in line with the Code of Practice for Injured, Sick and Orphaned Birds of Prey.
- 11 February 2022
- Department of Planning and Environment
- Publication, Guideline, Guide
- ISBN 978-1-922738-51-6
- ID EES20210567
- File PDF 2.9MB
- Pages 33
- Name birds-of-prey-initial-treatment-care-guidelines-210567.pdf