June, 2011

Media Coverage

3 Jun 2011

Mooseheart eaglets removed, taken to shelter

Article on Daily Herald
The effort to reunite two bald eaglets with their parents at Mooseheart this week didn’t work out after all, as the parents weren’t feeding the babies.
 
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3 Jun 2011

Eaglets removed from Mooseheart nest

Article on Kane County Chronicle
Dawn Keller, who works with Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation, said she made an immediate determination Thursday night that the babies had not been cared ...
 
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3 Jun 2011

People step in after eagle mom leaves babies

Article on ABC 7 Chicago
June 3, 2011 (BARRINGTON, Ill.) (WLS) -- Two eaglets that fell from a tree at Mooseheart Child City and School near Batavia are now being raised by humans.

The mother never returned after workers repaired the damage.
 
3 Jun 2011

Eaglets Removed From Temporary Nest at Mooseheart; Taken To Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation

Article on Moose Magazine
MOOSEHEART, IL June 3 - A week-long effort to reunite a family of bald eagles at Mooseheart after their nest blew down in a heavy weekend storm came to an end Thursday night when the eaglets were removed from a replacement nest and taken to Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation in Barrington.

The decision to remove the two eaglets from the nest was made by Flint Creek President and Founder Dawn Keller when she made an in-nest inspection on Thursday night.
 
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3 Jun 2011

Mooseheart Eaglets Orphaned

Article on Batavia Patch
A well-being check around 8 p.m. Thursday found a pair of eaglets dehydrated and they had lost weight, according to an email received by Leslie Riemenschneider, of Mooseheart in Batavia
 
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3 Jun 2011

Mooseheart eaglets taken to shelter

Article on Daily Herald
“As soon as I saw them, I knew that they hadn't been fed,” said Dawn Keller, executive director of Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation in Barrington. ...
 
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3 Jun 2011

Baby eagles apparently abandoned by parents

Geneva, IL —

After apparently being abandoned by their parents, baby eagles at a nest on Mooseheart property were removed Thursday night in the care of workers of Barrington-based Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation.
 
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3 Jun 2011

Wildlife center takes over care of eaglets

Article on Beacon-News
Mooseheart’s eaglets are in the care of wildlife experts, as their parents have not flown into a new man-made nest to feed their young.

“The eaglets are alert — we got them before they were critical,” said Dawn Keller, executive director and founder of Flint Creek Rehabilitation in Barrington.
 
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2 Jun 2011

Mooseheart’s Two Eaglets Get A New Home Following Weekend Storms

Article on Batavia Patch
“They are healthy and fine.”

That was the news from Leslie Riemenschneider, of Mooseheart in Batavia, about a pair of eaglets who are now safe in a new man-made nest, waiting for their parents to take over again.

The drama began when the eagle’s nest with the latest brood was blown out of the tree during the weekend’s severe storms.
 
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