Raptor rehabilitation, education, and research
Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR) is a 501(c)(3) organization established in 1999 dedicated to saving our avian resources through raptor rehabilitation, education, and research. SOAR maintains all necessary US Fish & Wildlife Service and Iowa DNR permits to provide the rehabilitation and education.
I found an injured bird! Now what?
Injured and sick birds need specialized diets and fluids. Do not attempt to do this yourself. It is illegal to hunt, harm, or harass — or posses any hawk, eagle, owl, falcon, or vulture — without proper US Fish and Wildlife Service and state-issued permits.
For only the second time in a now-24-year career as a raptor rehabilitator, Kay and SOAR admitted a northern goshawk that was down in mid-October along the Des Moines River…
A SOAR volunteer interviews Kay Neumann, SOAR Executive Director, to update supporters about 2022 and plans for 2023.
This bald eagle was rescued in a cattle lot near Coggon, Iowa by Wildthunder WARS, in late August. This hatch-year 2021 male was covered in mud and ‘what you’d find’…
Over 20+ years
of helping raptors through rehabilitation, education, and research