Dr. Meghan treated Bald Eagle #15-0059 late in the evening on January 28; the eagle was quiet but alert. On the morning of January 29, the veterinary team found the eagle deceased in its enclosure.
On the morning of January 28, a homeowner in Stuarts Draft stopped by the Wildlife Center. He reported that a Bald Eagle was at his house and was behaving oddly.
On January 19, Great Horned Owl #14-2376 began live-prey testing. The owl successfully passed “mouse school” three nights in a row and was prepared for release. Pre-release blood work was within normal limits.
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.