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Published March 06, 2013, 12:00 AM

Saving the Great Horned Owl


A great horned owl dangles from a kite string in a tree in Lincoln Park Wednesday evening. Bird experts, police officers and firefighters rescued the raptor. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

  • A great horned owl dangles from a kite string in a tree in Lincoln Park Wednesday evening. Bird experts, police officers and firefighters rescued the raptor. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
  • Tim Driscoll nets a great horned owl snagged on a kitestring in a tree in Lincoln Park Wednesday. (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
  • Tim Driscoll picks up the rescued owl after freeing the raptor from being entangled in a kitestring in Lincoln Park Wednesday. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
  • Local raptor expert Tim Driscoll said the owl's wing didn't apprear to be broken but strained. Driscoll planned to keep the owl overnight and release it Thursday back in Lincoln Park. At right is firefighter Howard Range. (Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)