Page Co great horned owl

GHO Admission Date: 23 September 2020
Location of Rescue: Page County
Cause of Admission / Condition: suspected vehicle collision
Patient Status: Current Patient

An Iowa DNR Conservation Officer brought us an injured great horned owl that was reported by a concerned citizen as being on the side of a road. Given the location and injuries of a swollen eye, head trauma, and road rash, we suspect this owl was hit by a vehicle. The owl is also very, very thin. This horned owl is in our intensive care area receiving yummy meals and eye drops for the swelling.