DECATUR, Illinois — An eagle rescued by two Quad City kayakers was released yesterday.
A couple Kayaking on the Rock River found a baby eagle, who had fallen from its nests, wounded and struggling in June, 2018. They called the Illinois Raptor Center.
Over the past year and a half, workers at the center helped heal the bird’s broken leg and nurse it back to health.
On Feb. 4, 2019, the center published a video on their Facebook page, which details the bird’s rehabilitation and release.
Watch the video above.