Lake Anita Bald Eagle

Lake Anita Admission Date: 4 March 2017
Outcome: Died, 13 March 2017
Location of Rescue: Lake Anita State Park, Cass County, IA
Cause of Admission / Condition: Grounded, unable to fly
Patient Status: Patient Archive

Lake Anita State Park Ranger rescued and transported this male bald eagle. At admit, not able to stand and blood lead level too high for our equipment to register.


13 March 2017
This eagle is in respiratory distress and died. Bummed as he was eating and digesting.

10 March 2017
Lake Anita is still with us. He is standing and head is up. These are good signs, but not out of the woods yet!