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Montana Raptor Conservation Center

Eagle release

Eagle release

eagle release

December 09, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Eagle carrier

Eagle carrier

Montana Raptor Conservation Center's Jordan Spyke carries an eagle in its carrier at Riverfront Park in Billings on Tuesday. The bird was released at the park.

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Montana Raptor Conservation Center's Becky Kean

Montana Raptor Conservation Center's Becky Kean

Becky Kean, Montana Raptor Conservation Center Director was in Billings on Tuesday to release a female bald eagle that had received care at the center.

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Spectators watch an eagle

Spectators watch an eagle

Spectators watch an eagle's release near the Yellowstone River on Tuesday afternoon. 

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Reluctant Eagle

Reluctant Eagle

Montana Raptor Conservation Center's Jordan Spyke (R) and Jeff Ewelt of Zoo Montana try to coax an eagle out of its carrier at Riverfront Park in Billings Tuesday, December 9, 2014.

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Eagle takes flight

Eagle takes flight

An female eagle takes flight after being released near the Yellowstone River on Tuesday afternoon. 

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Eagle takes off

Eagle takes off

Jeff Ewelt of ZooMontana stands back while and eagle takes flight near the Yellowstone River on Tuesday. 

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Eagle flies

Eagle flies

An eagle, released by Montana Raptor Conservation Center officials, takes flight at Norm Schoenthal Island south of Billings on Tuesday afternoon. 

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Bald Eagle Release

Bald Eagle Release

Jeff the Nature Guy talks with Becky Kean of the Montana Raptor Conservation Center about the immature bald eagle being released back into the wild in Billings.

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Rescued eagle released at Norm's Island

Rescued eagle released at Norm's Island

It took wildlife officials a few minutes to coax her out of her cage and back into the wild, but a young eagle rescued from the Yellowstone River near Billings in late November was returned to the wild on Tuesday.

December 09, 2014 2:35 pm Video Photos

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Eagle rescued in Billings to be released

Eagle rescued in Billings to be released

An immature bald eagle rescued along the Yellowstone River in Billings on Nov. 26 will be released at Norm’s Island next Tuesday.

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3 golden eagles caught in snare traps in Montana; 2 die

3 golden eagles caught in snare traps in Montana; 2 die

MISSOULA — Three golden eagles caught in separate snare traps over the past few days have raised concerns among biologists who are racing to understand what’s causing the raptor’s migratory population to dwindle across the region.

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Injured osprey heals and flies free

Injured osprey heals and flies free

An injured osprey that spent the last few weeks in rehab flew out of captivity Sunday along the Yellowstone River at Coulson Park.

September 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Osprey flies free

Osprey flies free

A young osprey, healed after being injured, flies above the Yellowstone River in Billings after being released.

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Osprey ready for release

Osprey ready for release

Rocky Mountain College student Cameron Sapp prepares to release a young osprey near the Yellowstone River in Billings on Sunday. The osprey, which was captured Aug. 29 near the Western Sugar Co. factory in Billings, had a fractured bone in its chest and was taken to the Montana Raptor Conser…

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Eastern screech owl released at ZooMontana

Eastern screech owl released at ZooMontana

An adult eastern screech owl was returned to the the wild on Friday after spending more than a month in rehabilitation.

December 16, 2011 5:00 pm Photos

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Montana Raptor Conservation Center has more eagles than usual

BOZEMAN — The Montana Raptor Conservation Center has seen an influx of injured and sick eagles, and center leaders say they're running low on wild meat to feed the birds.

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Rehabilitated golden eagle set free on reservation

Rehabilitated golden eagle set free on reservation

An adult golden eagle was released on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in late July after being rehabilitated from a gunshot wound.

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Birding lectures, field trips mark migratory bird day

Birding lectures, field trips mark migratory bird day

The Yellowstone Ranger District has teamed up with the Livingston Adult Community Education program and several experts to offer a series of talks and field trips, free and open to the public, beginning on May 5.

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Who was that masked man?

Who was that masked man?

Jeff the Nature Guy shows us how the Montana Raptor Conservation Center takes care of all their birds of prey.

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