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Bald Eagle
Bald Eagle

Educational Ambassador: Woody

Bald Eagle

(Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Woody’s Personal History

Species: Bald Eagle

Family: Accipitridae

Age: Hatched in 1993

Sex: Male

Weight: 3.3 kg (~7 lbs)

Location and time found:  Near Bemidji, Minnesota in July 1993

Injury: Fracture of left humerus

History: Woody’s nest was blown out of a tree near Bemidji, Minnesota. He and his sibling were likely on the ground for several days before being found. While his sibling recovered from her injuries and was returned near where she was found, Woody’s left wing was badly damaged and could not be repaired.  He came to Osprey Wilds in March of 1994.