Injured Barn Owl Rescued from Highway 101

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Injured barn owl was rescued from the northbound center divider of Highway 101 near Turnpike.

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winter Jul 16, 2020 01:09 PM
Injured Barn Owl Rescued from Highway 101

Thank you, Officer !
Wildlife Care, is the best....
They will probably do an accesment, treat there or transfer to Ojai Raptor Center.
Please support both of these wonderful groups.

REX OF SB Jul 16, 2020 03:06 PM
Injured Barn Owl Rescued from Highway 101

I wonder what the attraction is of the 101 center median? Maybe the barn owls want to meet a Thunderbird. It gladdens me that the cops go out of their way to rescue these critters. Great karma, officers!

OWLworks Jul 17, 2020 08:30 AM
Injured Barn Owl Rescued from Highway 101

I actually saw that injured OWL as Turnpike is my off ramp. It was a day earlier.
Maybe many OWLs with their heart shaped faces are trying to give us some wisdom about the importance of driving more safely-- COVID has led to terrible increases reckless driving, in speeding, cutting people off, hit and runs and many "close calls" --senior drivers are also vulnerable in this case as well.
Owls are known to be symbols of wisdom, barn owls (their heart shaped face) --let's drive more carefully and not kill them or others. Keep "washing your hands" of poor driving, and give a hoot for the safety of others when you drive. What is the rush to go nowhere?

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