Clanton Creek nestling bald eagle

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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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female bald eagleDoon bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 22 February 2018
Rescue Location: on the Rock River near Doon, IA, in Lyon County

A group of friends that Alex dubbed the “Doon Boys” came upon a grounded bald eagle while out running the Rock River in Lyon County and called to report. This female bald eagle has HI blood lead levels and chelation therapy to remove the lead from her

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LATEST UPDATE:

27 February 2018
Mutes are looking better and better. Still hand feeding.

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Vander StreekVander Streek bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 20 February 2018
Rescue Location: South of Pella, Marion County, IA

The landowner called in and reported a bald eagle near a creek on his property that needed assistance. The call got to both SOAR friend Marla and one of the DNR wardens in Marion County. No one is quite sure what got this female bald eagle down, but wh

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LATEST UPDATE:

27 February 2018
She is ready to leave her ICU crate. She was moved to the flight pen on 2/28/18!

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Warrior bald eagleWarrior bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 14 February 2018
Rescue Location: on the ice of the Big Sioux River, Sioux County, Iowa

From HEART the Wild’s Facebook post… couldn’t have said it any better than Alex’s first hand account! “Yesterday evening (2/13), I got a call from our DNR Officer. Two snowmobilers, Jeremie and his brother Lance, came across a sick looking eagle on t

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LATEST UPDATE:

15 February 2018
X-ray indicates Warrior was not shot and does not have any lead fragments in his digestive tract. He was started on an anti-inflammatory medicine to hopefully help with the brain swelling and seizures.

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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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