Still collecting info on birds of prey killed or injured by methane burners at landfills. Here's an American Kestrel from Illinois:
The kestrel didn't make it--too much permanent tissue damage.
Here's a Red-tailed Hawk with a melted beak and singed face. Fortunately, it was able to be released, but only after 5 months of rehab:
For more info on this problem see Audubon Birdscapes.
Photos and info courtesy of Bernadette Richter, SOAR.
Old World Birds in the New World Tropics
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