During the past two weeks, Bald Eagle #23-3742 has been recovering well in the Center’s A2 flight pen. Daily exercise has continued to improve the bird’s strength and stamina – by November 19, the eagle was able to complete between 8-10 passes of the outdoor enclosure.
On November 22, Wildlife Center President Ed Clark released Bald Eagle #23-3788 back to the wild at Berkeley Plantation in Charles City County, Virginia. A small crowd of about 30 people were in attendance.
On October 31, two Bald Eagles were observed fighting one another above an area of open water in Norfolk, Virginia. After becoming entangled in mid-air, both birds fell into the water and were unable to take flight.
The goal of the Center is “to treat to release” – to restore patients to health and return as many as possible to the wild. In rare instances, the Center has the opportunity to track eagles after their release. Click here to follow these former eagle patients.