Flying a Snowy Owl

Rehab flights from December 31st, 2009.  The Raptor Center currently has 3 Snowy’s and they should be ready for rehab flying next month. Share this...

BAEG release–Dec 31 2011

Terry and I took a Bald Eagle to Hastings, MN for a release.  This bird was one of the largest juveniles we have ever had, weighing in at over 6,000 grams (or over 13 pounds).  The releaser was Dave Gysbers, a 7 year volunteer at the Raptor Center.  It...

Bald Eagle Release

Yesterday, Terry and I drove to Hastings to release another BAEG (Bald Eagle) from the Raptor Center.  We drove to Carpenter Nature Center which sits on a high bluff overlooking the St. Croix River.  The only person we found on the grounds was Alan, an...

Rescue Attempt

Seems like the winter of 2011-12 will experience an invasion of Snowy Owls. A recent map created by Jesse Ellis, Post-doctoral Researcher, Dept. of Zoology, University of Wisconsin – Madison shows sightings of Snowy Owls across the upper Midwest just in the last 3-4...