Willow, a Northern Saw-Whet Owl, was hit by a car during fall migration and brought to Hawk Creek. He sustained permanent vision loss which is imperative for hunting and survival, as a result, He is non-releasable. While hunting, owls often fly low across roads focused only on their prey, not on approaching vehicles. Collisions with vehicles account for over 60% of the injuries to raptors admitted to rehabilitation facilities.
Arrived as Adult: 10/29/08