Polk Co Juv Red-tailed Hawk

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Polk Co Juv Red-tailed Hawk
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 28 July 2015
Rescue Location: Polk County

A HY15 red-tailed hawk with a puncture wound in his head and a swollen right leg was admitted. We’re suspecting a confrontation with a domestic animal… but are not 100% Thanks Deb and Cassie.

LATEST UPDATE:

13 September 2015
In the red-tailed hawk flight pen.

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Page Co Male Cooper’s Hawk
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 27 July 2015
Rescue Location: Page County

A Page County resident rescued a HY Cooper’s hawk that likely collided with a window as it has a fractured humerus and cracked ulna in the same wing. The wing is wrapped and doing our best to keep this patient calm in ICU.

LATEST UPDATE:

12 November 2015
This Cooper's is ready to go... except he needs a few more tail feathers.

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Polk Co Red-shouldered Hawk
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 21 July 2015
Rescue Location: Polk County

At first look at the photo, thought we had a VERY tiny red-tailed hawk for an admit. However, with hawk in hand we know we have a juvenile red-shouldered hawk. This red-shouldered has bad bruising on the chest as if hit a blunt or solid object. Thanks

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LATEST UPDATE:

27 July 2015
Cassie reports the red-shouldered is eating on own.

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six young barn owls rescuedGuthrie County Barn Owls
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 20 July 2015
Rescue Location: Guthrie County

A farmer in Guthrie County went to stir the corn in one of his grain bins and out flew a barn owl. He said he’d seen one owl fly out of the bin before, but didn’t think anything of it. This time, he opened the roof hatch and saw 6 young barn owls. Thes

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LATEST UPDATE:

12 August 2015
Food placed in the tower is disappearing... need to place trail camera inside to confirm who is taking / eating.

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Woodbury Co Broad-winged Hawk
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 17 July 2015
Rescue Location: Woodbury County

Tyler admitted from the Sioux City area a hatch-year, likely brancher, broad winged hawk with a “poke in the eye” and was hungry. Wants to keep the eye closed. We’re hoping antibiotic drops work soon as broad wings are not good ICU patients – very high

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LATEST UPDATE:

13 August 2015
While the eye issue has resolved and the hawk is in a flight pen... the broad-winged hawk needs new tail feathers. Since broad-winged hawks winter south of Iowa, this one will be spending the winter with us.

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Sioux City Nestling Cooper’s Hawk
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 17 July 2015
Rescue Location: Woodbury County

Tyler admitted a nestling cooper’s hawk that was found on the ground (should have been in the nest). This hawk is very thin.

LATEST UPDATE:

12 August 2015
This Cooper's hawk is in the flight pen.

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Carroll Cooper’s Hawk
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 11 July 2015
Rescue Location: Carroll, Iowa

On the way home from the Bison Day program in Plymouth County… Kay picked up a hatchling cooper’s hawk in Carroll that was found on the ground, but should have still be in the nest.

LATEST UPDATE:

12 August 2015
This cooper's hawk is now in the flight pen.

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Shelby Co Great Horned Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 7 July 2015
Rescue Location: Near Prairie Rose State Park, Shelby County

Not only is Dr. Struve at Veterinary Associates of Manning one of SOAR’s go-to docs… count her among rescuers now! She and daughter were out driving near Prairie Rose State Park in Shelby County and came upon an adult great horned owl that had likely

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LATEST UPDATE:

20 July 2015
The fracture has healed and soon will be ready for the flight pen.

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Adams Co Red-tailed Hawk
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 2 July 2015
Rescue Location: Adams Co

Ally met up with a mammal rehabber and swapped a raccoon for an adult red-tailed hawk. The hawk had an old fracture of the left finger bones (very end of the wing) with a yucky wound at the break almost as if a bone popped through the skin and then bac

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LATEST UPDATE:

20 July 2015
This red-tail has moved to the RTH flight pen.

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barred owl admitKnoxville Juv Barred Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 1 July 2015
Rescue Location: Knoxville, IA

Knoxville residents had been watching a family of barred owls around their neighborhood and noticed that one of the young owls was not “right” and called SOAR friend Marla. Many theories were speculated about what might have happened, but after observa

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