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Lucky eagle finds help at rehab centre

Conservation & Preservation
Published: May 19, 2009 7:00 PM
Updated: May 20, 2009 1:08 PM

Last summer, Beth and Urs Schupbach, of Wildlife Raptor Rehabilitation Centre, received a phone call regarding an eagle down on McLeese Lake.

They headed out there and initiated a search, walking up and down the hills on the east side of the lake looking for the eagle.

After failing to locate the bird and being chased by an over-protective dog, they returned to their vehicle to regroup and rethink. The decision was made to start knocking on people’s doors on the west side of the lake to see if anyone had spotted this bird. After a few negative answers, one kind gentleman offered to take Beth and Urs in his boat, and they headed up the lake on the side he had been reported on


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Supermom raising eaglet on her own

Conservation & Preservation

May 5, 2009 06:46 PM
By Leasa Conze

She's a supermom, defying the odds.

Bald eagles typically raise their young together, with parents taking turns foraging for food and protecting the next.

But, this female is raising her offspring all on her own.

The male disappeared a few days after the nestling hatched.

Volunteers watching over the nest saw what was happening.

Arizona Game and Fish put out extra food but she hardly touched it,  instead relying more on the trout stocked in the Salt River over the winter.

"We've been keeping a close eye on this nest and we're excited that all of our management efforts are paying off," says Kenneth Jacobson, bald eagle management coordinator for Game and Fish.

"We have never documented a single adult bald eagle successfully raise their young from such an early age. This female is deserving of the title "Supermom."


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Bald Eagle Recovering at Wildlife Center

Conservation & Preservation
Q13 FOX News

March 16, 2009

A bald eagle is at the Sarvey Wildlife Center in Arlington recovering after it was injured on I-5 Sunday afternoon.

A couple of good Samaritans and Washington State Patrol blocked off traffic near the UW.

Troopers covered the bird with a blanket and carried it off to the side of the road.
The animal was taken to the Sarvey Wildlife Center in Arlington where workers believe he is suffering from a concussion.

They do not believe the bird was hit by a car but say high winds could have knocked the eagle into a barrier.


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Eagle Survives Tangle with Tree

Conservation & Preservation
Eagle survives tangle with tree
James Weldon, North Shore NewsPublished: Wednesday, February 11, 2009

A bald eagle is recovering in an avian rehabilitation centre after being rescued from the top of a tree with the help of North Vancouver firefighters.

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Girls help save golden eagle

Conservation & Preservation

Wed Dec. 03 2008

A couple of eight-year-old girls from Banff are doing what they can to save an injured golden eagle.


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