Monthly Archives: May 2018

eagle to be released

Considerations for release location

This question was posed to us after the release of the Farley eagle in April 2018: “I am very curious about how these rehabbed eagles fit back into their previous environment. Are they banded and is there any info?” Does SOAR band birds prior to release? No, SOAR does not have a bird banding permit

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young barred owl

Sometimes young birds do need help

SOAR has already admitted several young great horned owls this spring! Yes, it is always best if the raptor parent(s) raise their young. Knowing when to intervene is difficult. Many patients admitted in the spring and even into the summer are still considered nestlings (can also be called hatchlings) and they should still been in

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Decorah

Decorah FAQ

Frequently asked questions (and answers) about bald eagle ambassador Decorah Last updated 4 May 2018; Compiled from the Live Facebook Video celebrating this eagle’s 4th Hatchaversary What happened to Decorah that he is now with SOAR? This bald eagle is from the Decorah, Iowa nest N2. The eaglet may have prematurely left the nest and

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