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Wedge Tailed Eagle Release, Tahune Airwalk

Wedge Tailed Eagle Release, Tahune Airwalk

Thursday January 17, 2013

Craig Webb from the Wildlife & Raptor Refuge of Tasmania has released another Wedge Tailed Eagle. Around 4 years of age and in Craig’s care for 8 months it was great to see this wonderful eagle once again flying free, against the spectacular backdrop of Forestry Tasmania’s Tahune Airwalk.

Tahune Airwalk, near Geeveston

Tahune Airwalk, near Geeveston

A few dozen people gathered as Craig unveiled the eagle and after a minute stretching his wings the eagle was returned to the wild to make a new home in the Huon Valley. The Tasmanian Wedge Tailed Eagle is an endangered species and the rehabilitation work of Craig & the Refuge are an essential part of the ongoing survival of the species. Please consider purchasing a 2013 calendar or otherwise donating to the Refuge to assist the Refuge in continuing its vital work. Click on the following links to read about previous Tasmanian raptor releases by Craig & the Raptor Refuge: Sea Eagle off Bruny Island; Masked Owl and another Wedge Tailed Eagle release.

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Wedge Tailed Eagle, release 16/1/2013. Tahune Airwalk.

Wedge Tailed Eagle, release 16/1/2013. Tahune Airwalk.

Wedge Tailed Eagle, release 16/1/2013. Tahune Airwalk.

Wedge Tailed Eagle, release 16/1/2013. Tahune Airwalk.

Wedge Tailed Eagle, release 16/1/2013. Tahune Airwalk.

Wedge Tailed Eagle, release 16/1/2013. Tahune Airwalk.

Wedge Tailed Eagle, release 16/1/2013. Tahune Airwalk.

Wedge Tailed Eagle, release 16/1/2013.

Wedge Tailed Eagle, release 16/1/2013. Tahune Airwalk.

Wedge Tailed Eagle, release 16/1/2013.

Behind the scenes - Southern Cross News "getting the scoop"

Behind the scenes – Southern Cross News “getting the scoop”

 

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