[CT Birds] Snowy Owl Update
apasek at cox.net
Tue Nov 21 14:01:54 EST 2017
oops sorry for previous replies … I was informing a non-birder
> On Nov 21, 2017, at 9:54 AM, Jay Kaplan via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:
> I am sorry to inform the birding community that the New Hartford snowy owl passed away in the hands of an experienced avian veterinarian last night. The bird was found on Route 202 last night at 7 PM, but was not brought to a local rehabilitator for several hours. The bird had suffered serious injuries, and it is questionable that it would have survived even if it had been brought in earlier in the evening. It was also noted that the bird had evidently been having difficulty finding prey, not an uncommon occurrence with juvenile owls.
> Sorry to be the bearer of this bad news.
> Jay Kaplan
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