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Tracking CP93

On November 23, 2016, a mature male Bald Eagle was released at Chippokes Plantation State Park in Surry, Virginia. The eagle was rescued in Portsmouth in early October 2016. Read more about the eagle’s history and rehabilitation here. Prior to release, the eagle was fitted with a GPS transmitter.

Bald Eagle #17-2731

On December 12, a mature male Bald Eagle was found down on the ground at James River State Park; the bird had severe injuries on his face and seemed unable to see. The bird was captured and transported to the Wildlife Center that same day.

Bald Eagle #17-2740

On December 16, a Bald Eagle was found down in a field in Culpeper County; the bird was unable to fly and was able to be captured. The bird transported to the Wildlife Center the following afternoon. This is the 55th Bald Eagle admitted to the Center in 2017. 

Bald Eagle #17-1993

On July 31, the Wildlife Center admitted a mature male Bald Eagle that was found in the water in Westmoreland County. The eagle was initially rescued and taken to a local wildlife rehabilitator before he was transported and admitted to the Wildlife Center.

Bald Eagle #17-2469

On September 26, a mature male Bald Eagle was found in a backyard in Poquoson, Virginia. Permitted wildlife rehabilitator Tommy White was able to capture the bird and provided initial treatment before he transported the eagle to the Wildlife Center the following day.

White-tailed Deer Fawns of 2017

On May 18, the Center received its first deer fawn of 2017 -- officially kicking off "fawn season".

An infant male White-tailed Deer was admitted to the Center as patient #17-0996 after he was orphaned. His mother was hit by a car on May 14, and the fawn was found trying to cross a highway in Montgomery County.

Great Horned Owlet #17-0363

On March 29, a Great Horned owlet was found in Mechanicsville on the ground -- the owlet was below a nest that was 100 feet up in the tree. The rescuer attempted to re-nest the owl, but the nest was too high to easily reach. The rescuer also tried to make a secondary nest for the owlet (in hopes that the parents would find the baby and continue to care for it), but the effort proved unsuccessful. The bird was then brought to a rehabilitator, who transferred the owlet to the Center.

Black Bear yearling #17-1767

On July 12, a female Black Bear yearling was found on the side of the road in Madison County, Virginia. An officer with the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries responded to the scene and was able to capture the bear and transport her to the Wildlife Center.

Bald Eagle #16-1664

On July 22, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries conducted a surprise inspection of a wildlife rehabilitation facility in eastern Virginia, which resulted in the seizure of several birds of prey. Among them was Bald Eagle #16-1664 which was transferred to the Wildlife Center for evaluation and care. No medical records were sent with the birds, but social media reports state that this young eagle hatched earlier this year in Virginia Beach, and is the offspring of "ND", a Bald Eagle that hatched at Norfolk Botanical Garden in 2010.

Great Horned Owlet #17-1135

On May 27, the Wildlife Center admitted another baby Great Horned Owl. This young owl was found down on the ground on Chincoteague Island; the bird was taken to a permitted wildlife rehabilitator for treatment before it was transferred to the Wildlife Center.

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