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SOAR Patients:

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

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barred owlWright County barred owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 24 February 2020
Rescue Location: Wright County

An injured barred owl was found near Eagle Grove, Iowa, and picked up by SOAR at a veterinary clinic in Webster City. This owl is extremely thin and has a non-compound (not through the skin) fracture of the right humerus.

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red-tailed hawkRinggold County adult red-tailed hawk
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 10 February 2020
Rescue Location: Ringgold County

Ringgold County Conservation rescued this male adult red-tailed hawk. The hawk has a broken bone in the left wing near the wrist. Isn’t he a pretty color?

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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? This adult bald eagle was reported down to Iowa DNR Conservation Officers and the USFWS Federal Game Warden in NE Iowa. The rescue party said she would fly only about 50 feet and had been dining on road-kill cafe. Once re

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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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harrierCalhoun Co Northern harrier
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 27 November 2019
Rescue Location: Calhoun Co, Iowa

Calhoun County Conservation rescued and transported this northern harrier that collided with something to cause a broken left humerus.

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

The first lead poisoned bald eagle of the 2019-2020 winter / hunting season was admitted 28 October 2019 from Winneshiek County, Iowa. The Decorah nest-camera-faithful needn’t worry, this adult male is not from either the Hatchery Nest or the Decorah N

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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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great horned owlCrawford County great horned owl
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 23 October 2019
Rescue Location: Crawford County, Iowa

This great horned owl was brought to us by Crawford County Conservation naturalist, Kelly. While no broken bones were felt, this owl’s pupils are not responsive. The owl likely collided with something to cause concussion and eye trauma.

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barred owlPolk Co barred owl
Patient Status: Current Patient
Admission date: 19 October 2019
Rescue Location: Polk County, Iowa

This Des Moines area barred owl was first admitted to Iowa Bird Rehabilitation and transferred to SOAR on 19 October 2019. This barred owl has a mid-bone break of the left humerus.

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Sigourney Rose bald eagleSigourney Rose
Patient Status: Patient Archive
Admission date: 25 September 2019
Rescue Location: Near Sigourney, Keokuk Co, Iowa

This HY19 bald eagle “Sigourney Rose” was found face down in a harvested field near the town of Sigourney, Iowa. HY19 bald eagle face down in a harvested field on 24 September 2019 This juvenile female was not at all perky and did not want to stand. Th

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LATEST UPDATE:

4 November 2019
SR has almost completed her antifungal treatment for aspergillosis. Her breathing is much improved. She is eating on her own now. As soon as the medication is completed, she will move to a flight pen.

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