Taylor Co Great Horned Owl

Admission Date: 9 September 2015
Outcome: Euthanized, 16 October 2015
Location of Rescue: Taylor County
Cause of Admission / Condition: Caught in barbed-wire fence
Patient Status: Patient Archive

A great horned owl in Taylor County was very carefully rescued from a barbed-wire fence. The owl was only ‘caught’ by an eyelid. OUCH. Have I mentioned we don’t like barbed-wire fences? Thanks for the rescue Andrea!


16 October 2015
The eye was impacted in the barbed-wire entanglement and the eye completely deteriorated, the owl was euthanized.