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Barred owl (Strix varia)
Barred Owl

Educational Ambassador: Athena

Female Barred Owl

(Strix varia)

Family: Strigidae

Age: Hatched around 1994 

Weight: 950 g (2 lbs)

Location found: Minnesota

Injury: Ulna fracture in the left wing, along with soft tissue wound over the fracture site. Secondary feathers on the left wing do not regrow.

History:  Athena was acquired by the University of Minnesota Raptor Center in November of 1994.  She was transferred to Osprey Wilds in March of 1996