Wild Care Treats Young Great Horned Owl for Rat Poison
Wild Care responded to a call about a young owl on the ground at The Captains Golf Course in Brewster. “This is the time of year when young owls are leaving their nests for the first time,” states Wild Care Executive Director, Stephanie Ellis. “We often respond to these calls by sending a staff member or volunteer out to the location to check out the situation. More often than not, the owlet is fine, and being cared for by its parents”. Kate Diggs, a Wild Care Staff Wildlife Rehabilitator responded to this particular call, and arrived at the golf course to find a young disoriented owl on the ground. The owl was not behaving normally and was taken to Wild Care for further examination… Full Story
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