Carroll nestling Cooper’s hawk

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nestling Cooper'sCarroll nestling Cooper’s hawk
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 18 June 2017
Rescue Location: Carroll County

This nestling Cooper’s hawk was found on the south edge of Carroll along a trail. No adults seen. (Two days later, another Cooper’s hawk wa found in the same area and rescued and brought to SOAR.)

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nestling Cooper's hawkBV nestling Cooper’s
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 16 June 2016
Rescue Location:

Thanks to Katie with BV County Conservation for helping this nestling Cooper’s hawk get to us! This nestling was found in the middle of the road!

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rescued eaglet‘GBE’ eaglet
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 5 June 2017
Rescue Location: South side of Lake Red Rock in Marion County

A Marion County eagle enthusiast watches several raptor nests around Lake Red Rock. She got word to SOAR friend Marla that the Gladys Black Eagle (GBE) camera nest tree was broken and the nest is on the ground. No one is exactly sure when this event ha

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LATEST UPDATE:

6 June 2017 later in the day
There was confirmed sighting of two eaglets at the nest tree site, along with the parents.

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screech owlets3 tiny screech owls
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 27 May 2017
Rescue Location: Wright County

These tiny screech owls were rescued by Eric in Wright County after they became homeless. This is the downside of cavity nesting birds… they are not always notice before a tree comes down.

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30 May 2017
These youngsters are in with our foster mom screech owl and she is feeding!

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juvenile bald eagleRunnells HY16 bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 26 May 2017
Rescue Location: near Runnells in Polk County

SOAR volunteer Deb transported a lively juvenile eagle that was rescued from a ditch along a gravel road near Runnells in Polk County. We believe this female to be a hatch-year 2016 (HY16) bird. She is a bit thin at 10.5 pounds and no fractures to the

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LATEST UPDATE:

6 June 2017
Runnells is starting to make short flight attempts today. When she was first in the flight pen, only walked.

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adult bald eagleMt Ayr bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 15 May 2017
Rescue Location: west of Mt Ayr in Ringgold County

Farmer reported eagle down in the field he was planting beans… the eagle would not fly away as tractor approached. This adult was rescued on the 14th and made her way to SOAR on the 15th. Kay is somewhat puzzled as to what got this eagle down… only

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LATEST UPDATE:

5/26/17
Mt Ayr was moved to a 20x20 flight room. She is favoring a shoulder and is not displaying eagle confidence... but on a positive note, now weights 10 pounds.

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Bedford hatchling barred owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 6 May 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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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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