Lee Fox, director of Save Our Seabirds Bird Hospital and Bird Sanctuary on City Island, released a female bald eagle at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, from Laurel Oaks, in Sarasota.
The eagle was brought to the bird hospital with an abscess in her neck. She was discovered a few weeks ago at the edge of a lake and was exhausted and underweight.
Save Our Seabirds, 1708 Ken Thompson Parkway, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. everyday. Admission is free.
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Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.