Desoto Exit Barred Owl

Admission Date: 25 August 2015
Outcome: Released rural Guthrie County
Location of Rescue: Dallas County
Cause of Admission / Condition: Suspect collision with vehicle
Patient Status: Patient Archive

Thanks to Dallas County Conservation for rescuing a barred owl along I-80 east of the Desoto Exit. Not sure why this adult is covered with MANY external parasites. Flat flies… yuck.


26 August 2015
Flat flies have been picked off and the owl was given ivomec to take care of the bird lice. Fortunately, this owl is eating on its own.