Polk County Horned Owl

great horned owl Admission Date: 30 November 2018
Outcome:
Location of Rescue: Polk County
Cause of Admission / Condition: Grounded and unable to fly
Patient Status: Current Patient

The beauty of a great horned owl has a wound at the right elbow. Bones are not involved, but not sure of what soft tissue damage there may be.

Thanks to Des Moines Animal Control for rescuing and taking to Iowa Bird Rehabilitation for overnight care.


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