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Great horned owlet re-nested after falling from tree

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Great horned owlet re-nested after falling from tree

ROANOKE Co., Va. (WWBT) – A baby great horned owl was re-nested after it fell from a tree due to high winds.

The baby owl went to Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center of Roanoke after it fell from its nest in the Boones Mill area of ​​Roanoke County.

“Given its young age we decided returning it to its nest would be the best course of action. When birds of prey are this young there’s a chance that they will imprint on us, the rehabbers, and become non-releasable,” the wildlife center said in a release.

Thanks to Elliot Utility and Electrical Services, the baby owl was was returned safely to its nest on March 14.

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