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World's Largest Gathering of Bald Eagles at Harrison Mills, BC

Wildlife News

Time to start thinking about attending the 22nd annual Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival if you haven't already.

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More detailed information, including time and place of David Hancock's talks, etc are at www.fvbef.ca

There are no more seats on the Fraser River Safari boat tour with David Hancock during the festival but there is a long wait list for cancellations.  However, if you want to come out on the boat with us on Saturday, Nov. 25, or Sunday, Dec. 3rd there are still seats available. www.fraserriversafari.com

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Bald eagle released after recovering from West Nile Virus

Wildlife News18 October 2017

NANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. – A majestic sight took flight Tuesday, as a bald eagle is back in the wild after wildlife rescuers say it almost died. The bird was found along a road in Manitowoc County. The diagnosis? A severe case of West Nile virus.

Read More: http://fox11online.com/news/local/bald-eagle-released-after-recovering-from-west-nile-virus
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Lead poisoning in Pa. bald eagles on the rise

Wildlife News14 October 2017

An increasing number of bald eagles have been admitted to wildlife-rehabilitation centers across Pennsylvania exhibiting signs of illness such as weakness, lethargy, emaciation, labored respiration and drooping wings.

Read More: http://www.bradfordera.com/news/lead-poisoning-in-pa-bald-eagles-on-the-rise/article_acdb1914-b06a-11e7-8dd3-4bc98fbe93f4.html
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Bald eagle euthanized due to severe injuries

Wildlife News10 October 2017

Veterinarians frying to save an injured bald eagle, discovered in the Woodlands had to euthanize the bird. Rescuers believe the bald eagle, the national symbol, discovered Monday by a resident in the Village of Panther Creek, was struck by a vehicle. Ray Gedaly was …

Read More: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Bald-eagle-euthanized-due-to-severe-injuries-12268362.php
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Rehabilitated bald eagle takes flight again from Caledon State Park

Wildlife News10 October 2017

The 9-month-old bald eagle arrived at Caledon State Park on Monday afternoon as patient No. 17-0968, riding in a darkened cage in the back of a minivan, a leather hood ….

Read More: http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/king_george/rehabilitated-bald-eagle-takes-flight-again-from-caledon-state-park/article_bd94f6d7-5f9d-5347-b93e-dc6495ef537c.html
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The story of bald eagle shot by poacher made into a book

Wildlife News8 October 2017

Beauty, a bald eagle, was shot by a poacher and left for dead with a shattered beak. She was rescued and brought to Birds of Prey Northwest, where she since remained in Veltkamp’s caring hands.

Read More: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/oct/08/the-story-of-bald-eagle-shot-by-poacher-made-into-/
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Winter release planned for rescued bald eagle

Wildlife News6 October 2017

MANKATO – Fall migration has begun for Minnesota’s population of bald eagles which are winging their way to not-yet frozen parts of the state.

Read More: http://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/winter-release-planned-for-rescued-bald-eagle/article_87680478-aacd-11e7-bdc3-47087eb212f0.html
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Officer who saved injured bald eagle gives details on ‘Pretty American’ rescue

Wildlife News4 October 2017

Animal control pulled an injured bald eagle out of a dangerous situation in Harford County Monday afternoon.

Read More: http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2017/10/04/bald-eagle-rescue/

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