Van Meter Bridge Owl

Van Meter horned owl Admission Date: 16 April 2019
Outcome: 8 July 2019 released Guthrie County
Location of Rescue: Van Meter, near bridge over Raccoon River
Cause of Admission / Condition: Grounded
Patient Status: Patient Archive

The Dallas County Roadside Biologist emailed photos of this owl in need of assistance. SOAR volunteer Deb rescued and reported the owl was banded but “bone thin.” The band was misshapen and was removed.



18 April 2019
The owl was sporting a USGS band. The band was crushed and misshapen so removed.