Educational Ambassador: Dakota
Dakota’s Personal History
Species: Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
Age: Hatched in 1991
Weight: 1400 g (3 lbs)
Found: North Dakota in October 1991
Injury: Fractured left humerus (broken left wing)
History: Dakota was injured by a shotgun in the fall of her first year, and was unable to fully recover. She currently still has fragments of the bullet in her left wing. Dakota was brought to Osprey Wilds in May 1993 to be an educational ambassador.