ST. PAUL, MN (KARE/NBC) - More than two weeks ago a young red-tailed hawk flew into a window near downtown St. Paul, MN, and suffered trauma to the head and damage to her left wing.
On Monday, Lori Arent, clinic manager at the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center, fitted the bird for a new set of wings.
"She ended up breaking the tips off many of these outer feathers which really now inhibits her ability to fly," Arent said.
Arent used feathers from a red-tailed hawked that didn't survive its injuries to craft the wing.
She expects the bird to be health enough to release as early as next week.
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