Polk County Horned Owl

great horned owl Admission Date: 30 November 2018
Outcome: Released 13 July 2019 in Guthrie County
Location of Rescue: Polk County
Cause of Admission / Condition: Grounded and unable to fly
Patient Status: Patient Archive

The beauty of a great horned owl has a wound at the right elbow. Bones are not involved, but not sure of what soft tissue damage there may be.

Thanks to Des Moines Animal Control for rescuing and taking to Iowa Bird Rehabilitation for overnight care.