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horned owlEllsworth great horned owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 9 December 2020
Rescue Location: near Ellsworth, Iowa

This great horned owl was found by concerned citizens near Ellsworth, Iowa, sitting by roadkill and not wanting to fly away. This owl has a droopy wing and probably suffered a poke in the eye. The wing is wrapped to provide stabilization and the eye is

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GHOPage Co great horned owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 23 September 2020
Rescue Location: Page County

An Iowa DNR Conservation Officer brought us an injured great horned owl that was reported by a concerned citizen as being on the side of a road. Given the location and injuries of a swollen eye, head trauma, and road rash, we suspect this owl was hit b

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whitebreast eagleWhitebreast bald eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 4 July 2020
Rescue Location: Lake Red Rock, Whitebreast Campground

A hatch-year 2017, partially leucistic (light colored) bald eagle was rescued from the Whitebreast area of Lake Red Rock as was unable to fly. The eagle was emaciated and had a wing injury.

LATEST UPDATE:

30 September 2020
This male bald eagle has been in the 60' flight pen for a month and is just now able to fly the length.

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Mississippi KitePine Lake Mississippi Kite
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 9 June 2020
Rescue Location: Pine Lake State Park, Eldora, IA

Pine Lake State Park staff member found this Mississippi kite while cleaning along the recreational trail in the park. The kite did not fly away when approached – never a good sign with a wild bird. The ranger at the state park looked up Mississippi ki

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LATEST UPDATE:

1 July 2020
Kite is gaining weight, but still being hand fed. We are far from "out of the woods" yet.

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golden eagleFirst ever golden eagle
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 13 November 2019
Rescue Location: Plymouth County, Iowa

A report was received of a golden eagle needing assistance in Plymouth County, Iowa. Kay was honestly skeptical until she saw photos of this golden down on the ground. Thanks to Plymouth County Conservation staff for rescue and transport to Alex / Hear

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LATEST UPDATE:

17 February 2020
"Goldie" is growing in new flight feathers on both wings. Her weight is holding steady at 10 pounds.

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LEOWHumboldt Co long-eared owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 13 November 2019
Rescue Location: Humboldt Co

This long-eared owl was rescued in Humboldt County and owl collided with something to cause a fracture in the left humerus (upper wing). SOAR mostly gets long-eared owls admitted in the cold months when these owls travel south from their nesting territ

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