On June 26, young Bald Eagle #15-1250 was moved to flight pen A2 for further assessment. The bird has been doing well; the young eagle is eating and is currently 3.3 kg [initially 2.73 kg].
Bald Eaglet #15-1312 has been eating well during the past few days and has gained weight; the bird now weighs 3.97 kg. The young eagle is very alert and feisty, and on July 1, was moved to flight pen A3.
During the past three weeks, Merlin #15-0151 continued to self-exercise in A3. On June 25, the veterinary staff re-evaluated the bird’s wing droop and flying abilities. The Merlin flew well and was declared ready for release.
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.