ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) –¬†An owl was found with a broken wing on a front doorstep in Arvada.

The homeowner called police when she noticed it hadn’t moved for hours.

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(credit: Arvada Police)

Animal control officers captured the bird and brought it to the Birds of Prey rehabilitation facility in Broomfield.

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(credit: Arvada Police)

Veterinarians believe the bird can heal without surgery.

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(credit: Arvada Police)

Once that happens and the owl can fly again, it will be released to the wild.

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