August 27, 2011
A mature swanson's hawk beats its wings to freedom on Saturday morning after being released by Lynn Tompkins from Blue Mountain Wildlife during a "Learning on the Land" event put on by the Blue Mountain Land Trust in a field off Reser Road. Tompkins said the swanson's hawk was picked up early in July this year and rehabilitated at their facility before it became strong enough for release this morning.
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Blue Mountain Wildlife has seen an increase in injured birds this year.
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