SOAR admitted a snowy owl on 20 December and a great horned owl on 22 December 2021. These owls have good and bad similarities. Both owls were rescued by two different county’s conservation staff members. Yeah, we so appreciate our many county conservation partners here in Iowa. If you’re not from Iowa, you can click here to learn more about Iowa’s county conservation system.
These owls are both are very underweight – emaciated. Neither has any palpable fractures, but may have soft tissue damage.
Both owls are receiving supportive care to rehydrate and get their weight back up.