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Offline madrona

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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #255 on: March 13, 2016, 11:14:59 AM »
Here is a happier story, from CTV Vancouver news yesterday:

A bald eagle has been released back into the wild three months after he flew into a Vancouver power line.

Air Date: March 12, 2016




http://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=821403  (Click on the relevant video clip - "Flying free: injured eagle released into wild" - under BROWSE VIDEO showing beneath the newscast)

This eagle was injured three months ago after flying into a power line.  He was badly burned and given little chance of survival.  The eagle was taken to OWL and slowly nursed back to health.  His release at this time means that he will be able to (hopefully) rejoin his mate!
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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #256 on: March 13, 2016, 01:17:54 PM »
Unbelievable!!  :eceek wonderful!

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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #257 on: March 14, 2016, 12:23:34 PM »
That was a sweet release and great outcome for the eagle and his mate. It was really nice to see our Eaglesonly explaining and doing the release. OWL does amazing work with raptors. Altogether uplifting.  :thumbup:

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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #258 on: March 15, 2016, 03:09:41 PM »
Yay!  Nice to have a Happy story. Thank you  :heart
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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #259 on: February 17, 2021, 11:53:15 AM »
We watched this video and thought some of you may be interested. :hearts2 Rajame

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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #260 on: February 17, 2021, 01:05:53 PM »
 :heart Thank you Rajame that was wonderful!

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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #261 on: February 17, 2021, 03:52:42 PM »
The kindness of this man is amazing
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« Reply #262 on: February 17, 2021, 07:06:51 PM »

Wonderful!
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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #263 on: February 20, 2021, 07:46:05 AM »
That was a lovely video, Rajame. I've seen storks in Portugal and also Poland. We have a great story in the UK at the moment:-

"In a spring marked by bad news, events unfolding in the crown of an old oak tree could offer a dose of optimism. Three pairs of white storks settled down to breed on the Knepp Estate in West Sussex, southern England, in March 2020. On May 15, it was announced that the first chicks had hatched the first to be born in Britain since a pair nested on the roof of St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh in 1416."

A huge conservation effort.
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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #264 on: February 22, 2021, 02:24:01 PM »
Laurad,  thanks for posting about the storks in Britain! I did not even realize they had ever nested there, much less that they are back after 600 years! That really is a wonderful story, I hope they continue to come back strong. Kudos to the conservation group that did the hard work.

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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #265 on: February 22, 2021, 04:41:13 PM »
Thank you Laura. I am glad to read the story of the storks. :hearts2
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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #266 on: February 25, 2021, 04:34:43 AM »
Thank you Nancy and Rajame. I'm going to keep an eye on their progress and wouldn't it be amazing to actually see them - maybe one day. As I said, I have seen them in Poland and they were nesting on the top of a pole - extraordinary.
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Re: Wildlife Rehabilitation cases and stories of interest
« Reply #267 on: Today at 01:53:37 PM »
This is a beautiful story. I am thankful (so very thankful) for wildlife careworkers and rehabbers and nurses of creatures large and small. Many of you are in this group. You have a regal place in my heart. hearts2

https://ministryearth.com/2021/02/25/how-uffda-got-his-wings/
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« Reply #268 on: Today at 04:23:43 PM »
That is a lovely story indeed, Raj, thanks for posting it here. I was a bit surprised that the people who let the pony roam on his own for so many years showed up the minute someone wanted to take care of him. More impressive is the way he shook off all those years of solitude to come into his own. Sweet story.