Adair Great Horned Owl

Admission Date: 18 October 2015
Outcome: Euthanized 15 December 2015
Location of Rescue: Adair County
Cause of Admission / Condition: Undetermined
Patient Status: Patient Archive

A very thin great horned owl with balance issues was admitted from Adair County.


15 December 2015
Once in the flight pen, this owl demonstrated neurological deficits that hindered balance and flight. We gave the owl some time, hoping these issues would lessen. With no improvement, nor ability to fly, this owl was humanely euthanized.

30 November 2015
The owl was transferred to the great horned owl flight pen.

21 October 2015
The owl has been wormed and is now perching in the ICU crate.