Eastern Screech Owl #17-101

Eastern Screech Owl #17-101
Jan 16 2017Mar 21 2017

An eastern screech owl was brought to CROW on January 16, 2017 from Fort Myers. The nestling is believed to have fallen from its nest with no signs of obvious injuries.  The owl will receive supportive care until its old enough to be released. 

Status Updates

Weigh In - Jan 31 2017 4:25 pm

The screech owl nestling is eating 5 times a day and gaining weight. It will continue to receive supportive care until it is old enough to be released.

Moved to Outside Enclosure - Feb 07 2017 2:45 pm

The screech owl continues to remain bright, alert responsive and has been moved to the outside enclosure. While outside, the owl has been eating and flying great.

Continuing to Improve - Feb 26 2017 12:58 pm

The screech owl continues to do well in the outside enclosure and is eating well on its own. It perches on the same perch and has been seen flying and is overall doing well.

Release - Mar 27 2017 10:26 am

After spending over two months being raised at CROW, the owl was released near San Carlos Park, FL.