Juvenile Eagle Found in Wapsie River

Black Hawk Wildlife Rehabilitation brought in a Bald Eagle on Monday.  This eagle is approximately 3 years of age.  This guesstimate is based on the lack of white feathering on his head.  The white feathers we traditionally associate with Bald Eagles don’t start to develop until 4 or so years of age.  He weighs about…

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Bald Eagle Visits the Hospital

While the pictures may appear majestic and proud, this is actually a bittersweet posting. The Iowa DNR recently brought in a Bald Eagle for Dr. Cherney to treat.  He was found weak and unable to fly near Grundy Center.  Upon exam, Lori could not find any visible damage, any broken bones or scrapes. We were…

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