Doris Mager’s treetop sit-in helped to establish the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, which turns 40 this month and has played a big part in restoring Florida’s eagle population.
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey was able to reunite an eagle family today. This adult male Bald Eagle was rescued on February 21 near his nest in Winter Haven.
Written by Harry Sayer: Black Tie Reporter, Orange Observer. The raptor rehabilitation center celebrated 40 years with a feathered fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 24. The”Wind Beneath Our Wings” fundraiser had over 180 Audubon members and patrons mingling at the Harry P. Leu Gardens.
This summer, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey released its 600th rehabilitated Bald Eagle back into the Florida skies with the help of long-time Audubon supporters Dick and Mimi Ford. Audubon rescued the eagle in March after injuries likely sustained from a territory fight with another eagle.