BALD EAGLE RELEASE

HARLAN -- A large crowd gathered at Prairie Rose State Park Tuesday evening, Oct. 2 to witness the release into the wild of a rehabilitated Bald Eagle.  The female was from Allamakee County, and had been hit by a car causing either a broken collar bone or cracked shoulder blade.  .  SOAR has a flight pen for eagles that is about 100 yards long so they have room to fly around and prepare to be released.  Shelby County/DNR Naturalist Christina Roelofs petitioned to release the eagle in Shelby County, which occurred on Tuesday. 

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