Bedford hatchling barred owl

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Bedford hatchling barred owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 6 ay 2017
Rescue Location: Bedford, Taylor County

Conservation officer in SW Iowa met up with SOAR volunteer Cassie with this hatchling barred owl. This owlet was also found on the ground with no nest found nearby. This owlet is too young to be a brancher and ready to have left the nest.

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Hatchling screech owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 6 May 2017
Rescue Location: Ankeny, Polk County

Thanks to our volunteer Deb for the photo and rescue of this hatchling screech owl. Deb said the youngster was on the ground (way too early to be on the ground), saw one adult, but could never find a nest. With the youngster also having eye issues and

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hatchling RTHHatchling red-tail
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 5 May 2017
Rescue Location: Buchanan County

Thanks to Tracy at Wildthunder Wildlife and Animal Rehabilitation and Sanctuary for rescuing this hatchling red-tailed hawk. This hawk is too young to be out the nest and cared for by adults. Tracy had to make the tough decision to rescue when she coul

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GHO hatchlingGreat horned owl hatchlings
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 9 April 2017
Rescue Location: Woodbury County

SOAR volunteer Tyler took in a PAIR of hatchling great horned owls.  The young owls popped out of a tree that some folks cut down the morning of rescue.  Unfortunately, Tyler had no opportunity to place them back in the nest, nor opportunity for a box

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young great horned owl1st 2017 great horned owl youngster
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 31 March 2017
Rescue Location: Polk County

SOAR volunteer Deb received our first great horned owl hatchling of the year. This youngster was found along the interstate in Des Moines after what may have been a bad first flight attempt? The owl’s right eye was swollen shut when Deb received but op

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barred owlAppanoose Barred Owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 27 March 2017
Rescue Location: Appanoose County

A concerned citizen saw a barred owl get hit by a car and was able to rescue and took to a nearby vet clinic. Appanoose CCB was able to transport this owl to SOAR friend Marla. The owl’s left shoulder area is swollen and warm and the wrist is droopy.

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HY15 bald eagleWarren Co HY15 bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 22 February 2017
Rescue Location: Warren County

Thank you to Officer Cutts for delivering this juvenile bald eagle (was hit by a vehicle) to SOAR volunteer Deb. At admit this eagle could not stand, but was alert, and actively moving feet.

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27 March 2017
On the way to a 10x20 for continued therapy... stopped by the scale and now Warren weighs 8.75 pounds!

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red-shouldered hawkPolk Co red-shouldered hawk
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 19 December 2016
Rescue Location: East side of Des Moines, Polk Co

Thanks to SOAR friend Matt for positive ID on this hawk as a juvenile red-shouldered hawk! We don’t admit many red-shouldered hawks so we’re not as confident in our ID.  Learn more about red-shouldered hawks from Cornell Lab of Ornithology… be sure t

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19 January 2017
The red-shouldered hawk has been moved to a flight pen!

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Euclid Ave bald eagleEuclid Ave bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 19 December 2016
Rescue Location: From the ice on the DSM River near Euclid Ave, Polk Co

Animal Rescue League of Iowa staff rescued this bald eagle from the Des Moines River ice near Euclid Avenue. The rescuers reported that the eagle was very uncoordinated. Polk County DNR officer took the eagle to SOAR volunteer Deb who had several admit

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LATEST UPDATE:

8 March 2017
Euclid was weighed and wormed before being moved to the 100' eagle flight pen! She weighs 10.5 pounds and could stand to gain more.

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HY15 bald eagleRidgeway juvenile bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 15 September 2016
Rescue Location: North of Ridgeway in Winneshiek County

The Game Warden in Winneshiek County called SOAR saying he had a young eagle that needed our help. We met up with DNR staff to transfer this eagle to a crate for transport. Off to meet up with Kay in Ames. This hatch-year 2015 (HY15) eagle is very, ver

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LATEST UPDATE:

30 December 2016
Still in a 10x20 flight room but is now showing eagle confidence.

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