Patient Status: Success Stories

SOAR Patients:

Some of our patients are listed below and are updated as able.

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hatch-year bald eagle rescueBald eagles Dawson 1, Dawson 2
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 8 June 2020
Rescue Location: Raccoon River, near Dawson in Dallas County

SOAR volunteer Deb was taken u

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LATEST UPDATE:

6 July 2020
The two Dawson eaglets were moved to a 10'x20' flight pen.

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bald eagleLansing adult bald eagle
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 1 February 2020
Rescue Location: Allamakee County, between Waukon and Lansing

We love a good mystery, right?

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LATEST UPDATE:

2 February 2020
Kay noted the eyes / nictitating membranes seemed irritated and started eye drops.

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ChipWinneshiek County bald eagle
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 28 October 2019
Rescue Location: Found near Chipera Prairie in Winneshiek County, Iowa

The first lead poisoned bald e

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LATEST UPDATE:

2 November 2019
Chip is still receiving chelation medication, he is eating some on his own. Not out of the woods yet.

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D32D32
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 8 June 2019
Rescue Location: in the trout stream near the Decorah Fish Hatchery

What an eventful week! On Satu

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LATEST UPDATE:

13 June 2019
Kay assisted Drs. Riordan and Struve with surgery to straighten and stabilize D32's right tibiotarsus. The stabilization had to be from the outside (external) as both veterinarians agreed that there was no way to attach anything to the tiny piece of bone next to the joint. D32 did have an open owie near the break and a very tiny corner of bone was exposed. The leg was not stinky or pussy. The owie was cleaned, the bone straightened... then covered with an antibiotic pad and the leg "casted" in such a way to stabilize the bone but not be so tight as to reduce circulation to the toes. D32 will be in this cast for four weeks, then an x-ray check to determine if the two pieces of bone are forming a good union. All the veterinarians consulted on this think this is a long-shot, but a long-shot they were willing to take.

Now D32 needs to be kept calm, comfortable, and provided with cut-up food as standing on food to rip and tear is not something s/he needs to be doing now.

Now we wait.

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DN9DN9
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 7 June 2019
Rescue Location: Near the Decorah North Nest

This hatch-year (HY19) bald ea

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LATEST UPDATE:

11 June 2019
DN9 has been a "naughty" patient as not wanting to eat quail! Kay suspects DN9 had an upset stomach... pelleted a nasty smelling pellet complete with raccoon fur. :-/

Earlier on the 11th finally ate a quail on own.

Was given ivermectin to rid of the feather lice. Also on an antifungal as a preventative.

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D33 gnat bitesD33
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 5 June 2019
Rescue Location: near Decorah Fish Hatchery

The hatch-year (HY19) bald eag

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LATEST UPDATE:

11 June 2019
D33 is a model patient - eating two quail a day! Ambassador Decorah shared some of his trout and D33 ate two! Just like in the nest D33 can poop-shoot quite a distance, guessing 5 feet out the crate door.

D33 is ready to move out of ICU to a 10x20' flight area. It's time to stretch out those wings. Look for the move to happen later this week.

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juvenile bald eagleNew Providence juvenile bald eagle
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 14 March 2019
Rescue Location: Hardin County

A concerned citizen was out ch

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LATEST UPDATE:

17 April 2019
This eagle did lose part of the middle toe on the right foot, but seems to be adjusting. This juvenile has been moved to a 10' x 20' flight room to begin strength training.

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female bald eaglePole Line Rd bald eagle
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 15 February 2019
Rescue Location: Near Pole Line Rd and US52, Decorah, IA

The bald eagle admitted 15 Feb

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LATEST UPDATE:

18 February 2019
PLR19 (Pole Line Rd 2019) is still alive. She continues to receive chelation and fluid therapy, plus an anti-inflammatory for brain swelling. This bald eagle appears to be able to see. She has received one small meal of meat and has kept that down!

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peek-a-booCharger Horned Owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 28 January 2019
Rescue Location: Total Motors, Le Mars, IA

From SOAR friend Alex, “Here i

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Cass County juvie bald eagleCass County hatch-year bald eagle
Patient Status: Patient Archive, Success Stories
Admission date: 9 October 2018
Rescue Location: Along IA-92 in Cass County, Iowa

Cass County Naturalist helped

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LATEST UPDATE:

29 November 2018
This youngster has improved and moved to a 10x20 flight room.

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