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Doc

Type of Animal: 
Raptor
Specific Species: 
Harris Hawk

Doc’s Story:Doc was found starving in Florida on the side of the road.  He had no equipment on and was obviously a captive bred, escaped falconry-trained hawk. He is a good hunter, but lost his right, rear talon in an unknown injury.  Which greatly affects his ability to catch game.   He was taken to Peace River Wildlife and treated there.  He was re-homed to a falconer who enjoyed his gentle personality and intelligence.  He was transferred to us as an educational bird and he has become one of our best fliers.   In the spring Doc ‘flirts’ with the female hawks by showing them nesting twigs and materials he has collected.