Minnesota's Snowy Owl Influx May Not Be A Good SignWe are seeing an eruption of snowy owls in Minnesota. The birds spend most of their time in the Arctic and Northern Canada. But about once a decade, when their food source gets low, they fly south to northern Minnesota.
University's Raptor Center Releases Rehabilitated Eagle Into The WildAn eagle that was saved by a mother and her teenage son is now back in the wild. Last month, the two were driving in Danbury, Wisconsin when an eagle on the side of the road took flight, and they hit it with their SUV.
Raptor Center Releases Rehabilitated BirdsFamilies gathered at Carpenter Nature Center in Hastings Saturday afternoon to watch The Raptor Center release hawks and eagles back into the wild.
Raptor Center Preps For Release Of Rehabilitated Birds It's the place to call when a hurt bird needs help. The Raptor Center's wildlife hospital has treated more than 16,000 birds during the last 40 years. Already, it's helped 580 owls, eagles and falcons in 2014.
Eagle Injured After Flying Into Boat Is Recovering A bald eagle that was injured when he flew into a shrink-wrapped boat moving on Interstate 94 in western Wisconsin is on the avian equivalent of bed rest, its caretaker said Monday.
Post-Rehab, Injured Snowy Owl Flies Into The WildAfter weeks of rehab and exercise in Minnesota, a rare snowy owl that was apparently hit by a bus in the nation's capital has being released into the wild. The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota took in the owl because it has expertise in replacing damaged feathers.
Raptor Center On Mission To Protect Galapagos AnimalsThe University of Minnesota Raptor Center will head to the Galapagos island of Pinzón next week to in a continuing effort to help the endangered Pinzón giant tortoises and hawks.