Manchester Fire, Red Wolf Sanctuary Rescue Injured Bald Eagle

The male Eagle is being nursed back to health and is expected to be released this summer.

Photo by Manchester Volunteer Fire Department.

(Manchester, Ind.) – Manchester Volunteer Fire Department made an unusual rescue over the weekend.

An injured, defenseless male Bald Eagle was located along the side of a local roadway on Saturday. With Red Wolf Sanctuary, Fire Chief Kevin Havllin, his daughter Josie, nephew Landon and Assistant EMS Chief Erin Jordan, the Eagle was safely caught.

The two-year-old male had a wing injury and was unable to fly.

He is currently resting in a darkened crate and is offered food and water. Once he has gained enough strength, the bird will go to Bright Veterinary Clinic for x-ray, blood work and to check for lead poisoning.

If all goes well, the male Eagle is expected to be released this summer.

Sometimes Rescue isn't just for humans, but rather our injured, defenseless wildlife. With Red Wolf Santuary, Fire...

Posted by Manchester Twp. Vol. Fire & Rescue onĀ Saturday, February 6, 2021

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