Rehabbed Bald Eagle Release Scheduled for Sat. June 16June 14 | Posted by editor | News, Regional Tags: Georgia Wildlife Resources Division
Tifton, GA – The Southeastern Raptor Center and the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division will release a rehabilitated bald eagle at Paradise Public Fishing Area near Tifton at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16.
The public is invited to watch the release and learn more about these iconic raptors.
Paradise staff spotted and caught the injured 2- to 3-year-old eagle at the PFA on March 2. A wildlife rehabilitator transferred the bird to the Southeastern Raptor Center, part of Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
The eagle will be released at the picnic area across from Paradise PFA offices.
Directions from Tifton: Go east on U.S. 82 for eight miles to Brookfield. Turn right onto Whitley Road and travel approximately 100 yards. Take the first left onto Brookfield-Nashville Road and travel 1.5 miles. The Paradise PFA entrance is on the left. After turning into the PFA, drive about 7/10s of a mile to the PFA offices and adjacent picnic area.