09102021-Great Horned Owl-1

Location of Rescue: 
Roanoke, IN
Admission Date: 
Cause of Admission: 
dehydrated, thin, dilated pupils
UPDATE: 09/17/2021 This owl was moved to an outside pen to continue his treatment 10/09/2021 This owl was released near where he was found in Huntington County, IN.

This juvenile owl was picked up in Roanoke on a resident's property. He had been on the ground for quite some time. He was taken to our facility for initial exam. The bird was found to be very thin, dehydrated and covered in flat flies.  There were no significant wounds or fractures found. He will be monitored daily in our ICU unit.

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