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AU Southeastern Raptor Center to present pre-game “Eagles, Owls and Other Critters”

AUBURN – The Southeastern Raptor Center at Auburn University will host “Eagles, Owls and Other Critters,” a birds-in-flight raptor program, on Fridays before home football games.

Shows will begin at 4 p.m. in the 350-seat Edgar B. Carter Educational Amphitheater on Raptor Road just off Shug Jordan Parkway and are scheduled for Aug. 29; Sept. 5, 19 and 26; Oct. 10; and Nov. 7 and 14.

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Auburn University raptor center to release bald eagle Saturday in Savannah

AUBURN – Auburn University’s Southeastern Raptor Center will release a bald eagle back into the wild at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, in Savannah, Ga. The public is invited to view the release at 1412 Walthour Drive where the eagle was found injured in February.

“The person who owns the property where the eagle was discovered had been observing this bird and its mate for a while,” said Liz Crandall of the Auburn raptor center. “The mate is apparently still hanging around the property, so that is why we chose to release the bird back in Savannah.”

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Auburn University raptor center releases golden eagle in northwest Georgia

Lauren Jernigan prepares to release a golden eagle. The bird had been at the AU center for a year.

AUBURN – Auburn University’s Southeastern Raptor Center released a golden eagle back into the wild March 16 on Pigeon Mountain in northwest Georgia in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

“Rehabilitation of injured birds reminds people of the important role we have in protecting our wild heritage,” said Liz Crandall of the AU raptor center. “By releasing this magnificent eagle, we are fulfilling our obligations to the bird and doing our part to help ensure that our natural heritage is protected for future generations to experience and to enjoy.”

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