Lucas Bald Eagle

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eagle admitLucas Bald Eagle
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 27 May 2015
Rescue Location: Rural Chariton, Lucas County

Marla was contacted to rescue a downed adult eagle in rural Lucas County. Landowners were checking on their bee hives and noticed the adult eagle sitting / standing / not moving from a mud puddle. Marla found the eagle’s body to be stiff from the chest

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LATEST UPDATE:

8 June 2015
Moved to the 100' flight pen.

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screech owl admitKnoxville Screech Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 26 May 2015
Rescue Location: Knoxville, IA

Received a call from a homeowner in Knoxville of an adult screech owl needing help. The owl had a fresh cut between the left eye and ear canal, a very deep and clean cut. The eye is pretty much swollen shut. Suspecting a cat?

LATEST UPDATE:

9 June 2015
Moved to small flight area.

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a "Dawn" bathSioux Co Swainson’s Hawk
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 25 May 2015
Rescue Location: Sioux County

Alex with Sioux County Conservation rescued a juvenile (HY14) Swainson’s hawk. This hawk has an old injury to the radius, but the bigger issues included the slimy gook covering the feathers and really HUGE feather lice. A “Dawn bath” took care of the s

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LATEST UPDATE:

13 August 2015
Tail feathers are growing in nicely

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Van Meter Screech Owlets
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 19 May 2015
Rescue Location: Rural Van Meter

The previous two days were quite stormy in the center of the state. A screech owl nest was blown out of a tree Sunday in rural Van Meter. Homeowner attempted putting young owls in a temporary nest, but the adults were not seen. The young were weak, col

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Cass Co Barred Owl Hatchling
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 8 May 2015
Rescue Location: Near Cumberland, Cass Co

A concerned citizen near Cumberland found a barred owl hatchling in yard, watched for not very long, and when noticed flies buzzing around made a phone call. (Flies are not a good sign.) Thanks to Christina and Ally for transport. Turns out this young

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LATEST UPDATE:

2 June 2015
Is in the flight pen with other barred owls.

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screech owl hatchlingFirst Screech Owlet
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 3 May 2015
Rescue Location: Audubon County

The first screech owl hatchling was admitted today. Overnight storms took down a tree in Audubon and when the landowner went to clean up the storm damage found one dead and one live little white ball of bird. This VERY young screech owl has a bit of sc

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LATEST UPDATE:

2 June 2015
The screech owl has been in with foster mom, but is now in the flight pen.

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sharp-shinned hawkHardin Co Sharp-shinned
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 1 May 2015
Rescue Location: Hardin County

Linette found this adult male sharp-shinned hawk on the porch of a cabin. He likely died as a result of hitting the window while in pursuit of prey. This cabin has no curtains on the windows so at one point you can look completely through the building

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Dallas Co Barred Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 23 April 2015
Rescue Location: Dallas County

SOAR friend Laura rescued an adult barred owl with a fractured right wing.

LATEST UPDATE:

2 June 2015
In flight pen with other barred owls.

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barred owl hatchlingWhiterock Barred Owl Hatchling
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 22 April 2015
Rescue Location: Whiterock Conservancy, Guthrie County

The work crew at Whiterock Conservancy found a young barred owl that was cold and vocalizing. Rescued and took to the office and called.

LATEST UPDATE:

2 June 2015
In the flight pen with other barred owls.

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RTH admitMills Co Red-tailed Hawk
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 18 April 2015
Rescue Location: Mills County

Thanks to Brian for getting this adult red-tailed hawk out of the barbed wire fence and meeting up with Terrie! Barbed wire fences are just nasty. Bone and tendon are exposed on the right wing, but nothing is broken. The wound was slathered in Neospori

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LATEST UPDATE:

26 October 2015
The wing did not heal well enough for flight, this red-tailed hawk was euthanized.

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