On 7 August 2021, a concerned citizen in Crawford County (IA) called SOAR to report a bald eagle in need of assistance. This adult bald eagle is very thin and dehydrated plus has an old fracture to the left ulna. The fractures is starting to heal and the wing is fairly straight, so time will
Monthly Archives: August 2021
5 August 2021 was a big day for bald eagles at SOAR! The hatch-year 2021 (HY21) bald eagles from Polk County Urbandale/DH7 and Saylor/56th place have moved to the 100 ft flight pen. Whew. They are zooming and with the low light conditions in the 100 ft flight pen, that makes it incredibly difficult to
An adult bald eagle that was transferred from Wildthunder W.A.R.S. for continued care and strength training in the 100′ flight pen was released on 4 August 2021. Kay reported that she “flew great.” Those two words are like music to a raptor rehabilitator’s ears!