Great Horned Owl rescued from railroad tracks in West Seneca

PHOTO/SPCA Serving Erie County Facebook

WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Great Horned Owl is being cared for at the SPCA in West Seneca after being rescued from railroad tracks.

The SPCA received a call from the conductor of a Norfolk Southern train Thursday evening, notifying them that a Great Horned Owl had been found on the tracks.

The train stopped to allow the conductor to deliver the bird to responders from the SPCA.

According to the SPCA, the owl is very ill, and lucky to make it to the animal hospital. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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