SOAR News & Notes

Ida Grove

60-Ft flight pen update – end of February 2022

28 February 2022
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You’ve no doubt heard the saying, “Change is the only constant.” The 60-foot flight pen residents change as bald eagles come from the intensive care / smaller flight pens or…

Anthon bald eagle

Groundbreaking study

18 February 2022
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The first study of lead poisoning of wildlife at a nationwide scale This multi-year study finds high levels of lead in bald and golden eagles in 38 states. From the…

rough-legged hawk

Rough-legged hawk x 2

18 February 2022
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Late January say two rough-legged hawks admitted. These hawks are on winter vacation from their extreme north breeding area. Learn more from Cornell Lab of Ornithology! Where do these hawks…

HBC bald eagle

Bald Eagle Patient Updates

18 February 2022
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Here are your 17 February 2022 updates on a few bald eagle patients! Ms Pox is ready to go. She and other juvenile eagles will be soft-released together at SOAR…

chicken

Keep Poultry Safe

6 February 2022

Are you one of a growing number of folks with your own backyard / country chicken flock? Here are a couple links to help you design your poultry house and…