Injured Osprey reunited with fellow birds
Wednesday, August 26 2009 @ 03:56 PM EDT
Contributed by: karenbills
Birds of a feather: Recuperated animal returns to the wild
By Robert Barron, Daily News
A young osprey, affectionately known as "Ozzy," was rescued by crew members on the MV Quinsam when they stepped in to save the fledgling raptor after it was attacked in mid-air by a bald eagle on Aug. 2 during what may have been its maiden flight.
After spending the past three weeks recuperating from the incident at a facility in Delta, Ozzy was released in the ferry parking lot on Monday morning by Lorinne Anderson from Cedar's Wildaid and was almost immediately joined in flight by a larger pair of ospreys. Anderson speculated they may have been Ozzy's parents.
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