US34 Monroe County barred owl

barred owl Admission Date: 10 November 2016
Outcome: Released 13 April 2017 along the Raccoon River in Carroll County
Location of Rescue: Along US34 near Albia, Monroe County
Cause of Admission / Condition: Grounded, suspect collision with vehicle
Patient Status: Patient Archive

A concerned citizen rescued a grounded barred owl along US34 east of Albia. Thanks to help from friends, they were able to get in touch with SOAR and then delivered the owl to SOAR friend Marla in Marion County. Marla reported on admit that the owls feet were clenching and flexing and that the wings appear okay, but seemed dazed and stared at own feet.


30 December 2016
In flight pen and up on the high perch!