Knoxville Juv Barred Owl

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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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Des Moines Kestrel
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 26 June 2015
Rescue Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Thanks to the help of Des Moines Animal Control, several storm-impacted juvenile raptors were admitted on the 25th and 26th including the male kestrel in the photo below left.

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Capitol peregrineCapitol Peregrines
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 24 and 25 June 2015
Rescue Location: Capitol Grounds, Des Moines

Two of the four juvenile peregrines from the Iowa Capitol nest were found on the ground… one each day. Capitol grounds crew called Pat S with Iowa DNR for rescue and both were admitted. Not sure if the extreme amount of rain received in the Des Moine

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LATEST UPDATE:

12 August 2015
These peregrines will need banded before release. The Iowa DNR bands hatch-year peregrines in accessible nests in Iowa. The Capitol nest is not accessible. Each will sport a USFWS band on one leg and an Iowa band that is black over red on the other.

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Vermeer Kestrel
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 24 June 2015
Rescue Location: Pella, Marion County

A concerned citizen in Marion County rescued a female hatchling kestrel that should not have been on the ground! She was found at the Vermeer Plant in Pella. After several phone calls, SOAR friend Marla was en route to pick up the youngster. Likely tha

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GHO admitWarren Co Great Horned Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 24 June 2015
Rescue Location: Near Indianola, Warren County

A great horned owl was admitted with a left eye injury. Have you ever heard Kay say that some of our patients are admitted with “a poke in the eye?” This is one of those cases! Thanks to Deb for the rescue!

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GHO admitKellogg Great Horned Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 20 June 2015
Rescue Location: Kellogg, Jasper County

A homeowner in Kellogg found an adult great horned owl in the ditch by her house, rescued, and met up with Cassie. Nothing broken, no maggots (nobody likes maggots), and is quite thin.

LATEST UPDATE:

1 October 2015
Evan after much TLC, this owl was not recovering from injuries and was euthanized.

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crow admitBoone Crow
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 18 June 2015
Rescue Location: Boone, Boone County

A SOAR supporter in Boone found an injured crow in his yard, but needed help with rescue. Terrie was able to rescue the adult crow and get it admitted to our ICU. The crow has a compound fracture of a radius-ulna (bone sticking out of the skin).

LATEST UPDATE:

24 July 2015
The bones were not healing and this crow was humanely euthanized.

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Plymouth Co Red-tailed Hawks
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 17 June 2015
Rescue Location: Plymouth County

Tyler responded to a call from a farmer in Plymouth County who found two young red-tailed hawks stuck in a manure pit. The hawks were sitting on flotsam… both Tyler and farmer saw mice running about the pit, too. That is likely what attracted the ine

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LATEST UPDATE:

12 August 2015
The other hawk also died.

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Polk Co Hatchling Crow
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 13 June 2015
Rescue Location: Roadway in Polk County

A hatchling crow was found in the road in Polk County. A possible vehicle collision is suspected the youngster is acting like he was conked on the head.

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kestrel admitPella Kestrel
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 9 June 2015
Rescue Location: Pella, Marion County

Word of a young kestrel on the ground at Theisen’s in Pella reached SOAR friend, Marla. She searched and searched from the roof of the building for a nest nearby, adults, other juveniles and nothing. Finding no adults to help care for this young male,

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LATEST UPDATE:

11 June 2015
This little guy is now in the flight pen.

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