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Peregrine falcon injured by aircraft ready for release into wild
MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Willmot
TRENTON, N.J. - A peregrine falcon that was found injured on the tarmac at Philadelphia International Airport July 15, 2011 will be released after completing its recovery and rehabilitation at the Mercer County Wildlife Center in Titusville. The peregrine was transferred to the center July 16 and was determined to have a fractured right radius and a fractured upper mandible. Wildlife Center staff rehabilitated the bird and monitored its progress before deeming it ready to fly free. Now, the peregrine is back in flight and ready for migration. The release will take place Friday, Oct. 28, 10:30 a.m. at Mercer County Wildlife Center, Route 29 North, Titusville. A background tip sheet will be available. The event is open to the public.
WHAT: Mercer County Wildlife Center releases rehabilitated peregrine falcon.
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 28, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Mercer County Wildlife Center, Route 29 North, Titusville.