M-town screech owl

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HY18 screech owlM-town screech owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 7 June 2018
Rescue Location: Marshalltown, Iowa

A concerned citizen found a young screech owl on the ground and made contact with SOAR. Deb, a SOAR volunteer rescuer and transporter was able to pick up this youngster for transport to SOAR. This grey hatchling screech owl has a broken right tibiotars

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LATEST UPDATE:

12 June 2018
This young owl is now eating cut-up food on its own! The wrap on the leg stayed on just a few days. Very young birds are challenging because they grow quickly and can't have a firm wrap on for too long.

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hatchling eagletClanton Creek nestling bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 10 May 2018
Rescue Location: Along Clanton Creek in Madison County

SOAR volunteer Deb received word that a concerned citizen found a very young bald eagle on the ground. Deb and her son met up with the concerned citizen and then hiked in at least a half-mile, along the creek, through a couple steep ravines to get to t

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LATEST UPDATE:

13 May 2018
Eaglet is standing periodically and is eating on own. Hardly has any flight feathers.

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adult barredPolk Co adult barred owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 9 May 2018
Rescue Location: Polk County

This barred owl was rescued with the help of our songbird rehab friend Jenni and her apprentice. They provided overnight care until the owl could be transferred to SOAR. The owl was found laying on the ground on its back. Word is that the owl flew into

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Cooper'sPolk Co Cooper’s
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 9 May 2018
Rescue Location: Polk County

This Cooper’s hawk does not have any fractures, but was still found grounded. The round wound on his back left might have some bruising and swelling to go with. Started on antibiotic. This hawk is not thin, is eating and perching.

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female kestrelRunnels female kestrel
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 20 April 2018
Rescue Location: Runnells, Polk County

This female kestrel was admitted via our songbird rehab friend Jenni. The kestrel has a fractured left tibio-tarsus. The good news is that she is eating on her own!

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Krider'sRinggold dark morph red-tailed hawk
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 11 April 2018
Rescue Location: Ringgold County

This is a red-tailed hawk, but is a dark morph. This hawk has a compound fracture of the left humerus. Fingers crossed.

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hatchling horned owlHatchling great horned owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 5 April 2018
Rescue Location: Urbandale, Polk County

This hatchling great horned owl was found on the ground in Urbandale. No sign of adults or nest could be found. At admit this young horned owl was not yet eating on its own and is a bit banged up from a suspected fall to the ground.

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Carlisle barredCarlisle barred owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 14 February 2018
Rescue Location: Carlisle, Iowa

A concerned citizen called SOAR with a report of a barred owl not moving from the same location for more than a day. Volunteer rescuer Deb went to the location and easily retrieved. This barred is a bit thin and has bruising in the right shoulder. The

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LATEST UPDATE:

26 February 2018
Moving day to the barred owl flight pen!

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turkey vultureMcCaffery the turkey vulture
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 6 January 2018
Rescue Location: Near McCaffery's Dolce Vita & Twin Springs Bakery, Decorah, IA

So… what do you do when you’re at an event and Winneshiek County Dispatch calls with a report of a turkey vulture needing assistance outside of Decorah?? First, you wonder if it is really a turkey vulture… then you call a falconer you know in that

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LATEST UPDATE:

11 January 2018
Kay reports that McCaffery eats whatever is put in front of him.

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juvie bald eagleRed Oak juvenile bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 21 December 2017
Rescue Location: Montgomery County

This juvenile male bald eagle was rescued by the Iowa DNR conservation officer who met up with Cassie for transport to SOAR. This youngster has a fractured right tibio-tarsus. He was very lethargic and 7.5 pounds on admit. Better news is that his blood

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LATEST UPDATE:

11 January 2018
His right leg is still splinted but is now starting to put weight on that leg.

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