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.
Rehabilitation Center Says Farewell To Emaciated EagleA Minnesota wildlife rehabilitation center is in mourning after putting down a bald eagle whose condition was so meager it had no hope of recovery.
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.
Snowy Owl That Survived Bus Hit DiesThe snowy owl that captured the nation's capital attention when it perched at The Washington Post building and survived being hit by a bus has died. The University of Minnesota's Raptor Center in St. Paul says on its website that the owl, which had undergone rehab there, was found dead on the shoulder of a Minnesota highway.
Eaglet Seen Struggling On Live EagleCam EuthanizedThe eaglet that was injured and visibly struggling on the popular "EagleCam" has been euthanized, according to a post left on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Facebook page. The DNR originally said it would not interfere with the nest, but then changed their approach.
DNR EagleCam Back Online After Injured Eaglet’s RemovalThe DNR's popular "EagleCam" is back up and running after It was turned off Friday while an injured eaglet was removed from the nest. The executive director of the University of Minnesota Raptor Center says the eaglet received emergency care Friday night and Saturday morning.
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.
Eagle Found In Snow Uncovers Threat Behind Minn. ChurchThe American Bald Eagle has made a remarkable recovery after near extinction, but there are still lots of things threatening their existence every day.
Rescued Baby Eaglet Returned To NestA baby eagle rescued from its nest went home Sunday.
Bald Eagle Sightings Increasing In Mpls, SuburbsWhat used to be considered a rare sight is now becoming the norm. Bald eagles have been spotted lately in Minneapolis parks and Suburban neighborhoods. We went to the Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota to find out why.