Ellsworth great horned owl

horned owl Admission Date: 9 December 2020
Location of Rescue: near Ellsworth, Iowa
Cause of Admission / Condition: unable to fly
Patient Status: Current Patient

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 being treated with drops.