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By David Pan 

Flight to freedom

Bird spent two weeks in rehabilitation before being released at Harbour Pointe Golf Club last week


Last updated 2/3/2021 at 10:53am

Debbie McGill

A male bald eagle gets a running start after he is released at the Harbour Pointe Golf Club. The eagle spent two weeks recovering from injuries at PAWS' Wildlife Center in Lynnwood. The bird likely suffered injuries from a fight with another male eagle.

He didn't hesitate for a second.

As soon as Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) naturalist Jeff Brown opened the door to the pet carrier, the eagle jumped out, spread its wings and immediately took flight, ending up on the branch of a faraway tree at the Harbour Pointe Golf Club.

The eagle has just finished two weeks of rehabilitation at PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood after apparently getting into a major altercation with another male eagle in Mukilteo. Unfortunately, the latter eagle, which was rescued by the Mukilteo Police Department and also taken to PAWS, succumbed to its injur...

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