Wedge Tailed Eagle Release, Richmond, May 2012
Craig Webb at Tasmania’s Wildlife & Raptor Refuge has done it again – yesterday a magnificent young Wedge Tailed Eagle was set free in Richmond, to the cheers of a group of school kids.
This eagle was taken to Craig after receiving a seriously injured wing after being intentionally shot. His recovery with Craig took around 14 months, but after some great signs of fitness recently Craig decided the time had come to set him free again.
A second chance for this young Wedge Tailed Eagle
The young eagle is now free to in his new home around the Coal Valley, and Craig deserves a big pat on the back for his efforts – good on you Craig.
The refuge produces a calendar each year which is a major source of income to support the vital conservation work that Craig undertakes. I am proud to be contributing many images to this calendar and urge all visitors to my website to purchase a copy (or two!) and support the refuge.