Raptor couple return to area to raise young

Saturday, October 29 2011 @ 12:24 AM EDT

Contributed by: karenbills

Liberty, one of two bald eagles that nest near the Highway 44 bridge and the Sacramento River in Redding, has returned along with her mate, Patriot.

Photo courtesy of Terri Lhuillier

Liberty, one of two bald eagles that nest near the Highway 44 bridge and the Sacramento River in Redding, has returned along with her mate, Patriot.

Patriot and Liberty are back in Redding.

Two eagles, believed to be Redding's adopted bald eagle pair, Patriot and Liberty, have returned to the area along the a.inline_topic:hover { background-color: rgb(234, 234, 234); }Sacramento River just north of the Highway 44 bridge.

"It's always great to see them come back, because you never know" if they will make it back to Redding, said Terri Lhuillier of Redding, who keeps tabs on the pair.

Read the rest of the story here:

http://www.redding.com/news/2011/oct/24 ... ise-young/

The Hancock Wildlife discussion forum thread for the Redding/Turtle Bay eagles can be found here:

http://www.hancockwildlife.org/forum/viewtopic.php?topic=270106#270106

 


Hancock Wildlife Foundation
http://www.hancockwildlife.org/article.php/RaptorCoupleReturnToAreaToRaiseYoung