SASQUATCH AKA "SASSIE" THE RED-TAILED HAWK
Sasquatch or "Sassie" is one of our resident Red-tailed Hawks. Sassie lives with Handsome. When Sasquatch was young, someone kept her in a small cage and fed an improper diet which led to metabolic bone disease. Both of her wings and legs were broken. With a specially made harness Sasquatch underwent physical therapy 5 times a day for 6 weeks. She is now able to perch and move around with ease but she will never be able to fly.
Fun Facts: Red-tailed Hawks are our most common hawk. In Ventura and Ojai they like to nest in tall Eucalyptus trees. Red-tailed hawks are monogamous for life and you can often see pairs sitting together in trees or on the tops of power poles.