11192020-Eastern Screech Owl-1

assessment
treatment
recovering
healthy
Location of Rescue: 
Angola,IN
Admission Date: 
11/19/2020
Cause of Admission: 
Window strike
UPDATE: 11/26/2020 This owl was successfully released in the area it was found. See attached video and photo of this release

On the night of November 18th, 2020, Jeanne found an Eastern Screech Owl lying on the ground below her window. We were contacted and I rescued the bird. Upon arriving at N. 400 W. Angola, Jeanne had the owl contained in a cardboard box. The more I disturbed the bird, the more active it became. I could not find obvious injuries. It had a keel score of 3+. Photos were taken and the owl transported to Soarin' Hawk I.C.U.

11/21/2020 This owl appears very healthy just stunned. We have moved it to our rehabilitation pens so we can observe its flight and hopefully it will be released soon

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