01112019 Eastern Screech-Owl - 1

Location of Rescue: 
Route 9, Columbia City, IN
Admission Date: 
Cause of Admission: 
Eye injury
UPDATE: 01/17/19. This owl is in our treatment center. His eye injury ( he has a corneal ulcer) is being treated with an antibiotic. It will take a few weeks of treatment to determine if it will be successful

Last night around 10:30 p.m., Paul K. found an eastern screech owl on Route 9 south of Columbia City.  He rescued the owl and carried it to work for safe keeping.  This morning Paul deliver the owl to ICU for evaluation.  The owl is active but appears to have an eye injury.

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