"AYA" - merlin falcon

Why the name?
Her name means "falcon" in Hebrew.

Rehab history
Arrived in 2009.

Story
This female Merlin Falcon was most likely hit by a car. She arrived with left eye and head damage and is unable to see well enough to be released.

Aya is a beautiful small falcon. She has always retained her wild spirit and is never afraid to start yelling at the top of her voice. Despite her small size she never fails to amaze her audience, with her sharp eyes, fierce demeanor and powerful physique. 

Aya loves to take baths in warm weather, and enjoys being outdoors in the sun, preening her feathers.