Watch Colorado Wildlife Officers Rescue a Nice Horned Owl


Officers with Colorado Parks and Wildlife lately responded to an space of Colorado Springs to rescue an injured nice horned owl. When officers arrived on the scene, they may instantly inform the animal was injured based mostly on the way it was appearing. 

Wildlife officers shared the video on Twitter/X and mentioned when you have a look at the owl’s pupils on the finish of the clip, you possibly can inform it has head trauma. On prime of that, the animal’s wing is clearly injured. CPW Officer Deme McDowell says the animal tried to make a run for it as a substitute of flying away.

Watch the clip:

Within the video, you possibly can see Officer McDowell trying to seize the owl in order that they may rescue it from additional hurt. Ultimately, a blanket is thrown over the owl to cease it from working, and officers wrap the animal up with a towel.

Officers say they introduced this owl to the nonprofit Nature and Wildlife Discovery Heart’s raptor facility in close by Pueblo. Hopefully, they’ll have the ability to nurse the animal again to well being.

Nice horned owls are the most typical owl species in North America. Wildlife officers say they’re additionally the most important owl species on this area. The animal doesn’t even have horns however tufted feathers that nearly resemble horns.



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