Woodbury Co Bald Eagle

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eagle admitWoodbury Co Bald Eagle
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 12 March 2015
Rescue Location: Near Climbing Hill, Iowa, Woodbury County

We’ve often said that it takes a village to rescue and care for injured raptors. Today was no different. Thanks to a farmer’s curiosity of getting a closer look at an adult eagle near a neighboring landowners pond, he soon discovered that this eagle wo

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LATEST UPDATE:

22 March 2015
X-ray taken on 18th showed no lead in the digestive tract. Liver lead level will be obtained.

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kestrel admitKnoxville Male Kestrel
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 12 March 2015
Rescue Location: Knoxville, IA municipal water tower

A male kestrel was rescued at the Knoxville Water Tower area in Marion County. His fractured left radius ulna indicates he likely collided with something… just not sure what.

LATEST UPDATE:

2 June 2015
Update - Is in the flight pen.

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barred owl admitLucas Co Barred Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 10 March 2015
Rescue Location: North of Chariton, Lucas County

Lucas County Conservation was notified of a barred owl needing rescue and SOAR friend Marla helped Skylar (Lucas County Conservation) with his first rescue! With blood on the beak and one eye dilated more than the other, this owl was likely hit by a ve

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LATEST UPDATE:

29 March 2015
Ready to go very soon.

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Alton Great Horned Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 7 March 2015
Rescue Location: North of Alton, IA

Concerned citizens from the Alton are saw a great horned owl sitting alongside the highway… thanks to many folks and the “rescue pony express” this owl is at SOAR and recovering from a concussion and a banged up beak. SOAR friend Christina was in NW

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LATEST UPDATE:

29 March 2015
Will be ready to go soon!

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transferred eagle admitMarshall Co Bald Eagle
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 5 March 2015
Rescue Location: Near Green Castle Recreation Area in Marshall Co

Cassie picked up this adult male eagle from the Wildlife Care Clinic for continued care. Seems this eagle was hit by a semi truck in rural Marshall County. Driver called a friend, then the friend rescued and drove the eagle to Wildlife Care Clinic in A

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LATEST UPDATE:

11 May 2015
Marshall is just starting to do multiple laps in the flight pen.

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ferruginous hawk admitFerruginous Hawk – Wow!
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 28 February 2015
Rescue Location: NW Iowa

Wildlife Lodge & Clinic brought us a not-often seen ferruginous hawk. Unfortunately this female hawk has a badly broken left wing. These hawks are common buteo (genus) in the west. Ferruginous hawks are very common in the Inter-mountain West. Thank

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LATEST UPDATE:

24 July 2015
The fractured wing did not heal for the hawk to be able to fly. We sill start the paperwork and ask that this hawk be transferred to our education permit.

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red phase screech owl admitPage Co Screech Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 26 February 2015
Rescue Location: Page County

Thanks to Charly in Page County, this red-phase screech owl is receiving supportive care after the recent cold spell. The left wingtip may have frostbite. We’re hopeful that there is not permanent tissue damage.

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barred owl patientPolk Co Barred Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 20 February 2015
Rescue Location: Polk County

A barred owl was admitted from the Polk County area with head injury symptoms.

LATEST UPDATE:

29 March 2015
This barred owl is about ready for release.

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eagle patientFranklin Bald Eagle
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 5 February 2015
Rescue Location: Franklin County

A 4-year-old female eagle was transferred to SOAR from the ISU Wildlife Care Clinic (WCC) today. While at WCC, initial blood lead level (BLL) was done and came back indicating background levels of lead. We’re suspecting ligament / tendon damage in the

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LATEST UPDATE:

18 March 2016
Visit the Franklin County Conservation Facebook page and look for a video posted today of the release!

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Juv RTH patientUS 34 Juv RTH
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 31 January 2015
Rescue Location: US 34, Monroe County

Thanks to a concerned motorist along US Hwy 34 in Monroe County and several folks along the way… a juvenile male red-tailed hawk was admitted. Not sure if the hawk collided with something or was hit by a vehicle. He has a crack in his cere (the flesh

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LATEST UPDATE:

29 March 2015
Look for a late summer release for this hawk... after a complete feather molt.

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