2017 October

By Justin Zaremba- June 25, 2016 (NJ.com) SUSSEX — Nine months after he was found shot and suffering from lead poisoning, Lily, a bald eagle, has been released back into the wild in time for the fall migration, according to The Raptor Trust, the wild bird rehabilitation center that took in the bird. Lily, despite […]

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By Mark DiIonno- June 26, 2014 (NJ.com) It is a summer day at the Raptor Trust, and the convoy of SUVs begins. From each emerges a mother and child, or children, holding a box. In the box is an injured bird, or abandoned baby birds. “If we had a

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By Kelly Nicholaides- August 4, 2017 (NorthJersey.com) CARLSTADT – After he was found emaciated and on a sidewalk near a bagel shop on Aug. 3, an injured hawk that Carlstadt neighbors named “Koko” is at The Raptor Trust rehabilitation facility. The juvenile red-tailed male hawk is part of a family of four that keep Garden […]

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By James M. O’Neill- August 2, 2017 (USA Today) LYNDHURST, N.J. — Soon an invisible flame should be killing or singeing fewer birds as they fly over the Meadowlands, a wetlands area in northeastern New Jersey. Officials have started to install a giant cage-like structure about seven stories tall around a flame at the closed Kingsland Landfill. […]

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By Sallie Graziano- February 26, 2016 (NJ.com) UNION TWP. — It took just seconds for a peregrine falcon to disappear over Spruce Run Reservoir following his release Friday morning. The bird, a second-year adult male, was rehabilitated by the Millington-based Raptor Trust after being found severely injured in the

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By Andre Malok- March 27, 2016 (NJ.com) MONTCLAIR — In a blink of an eye, a rehabilitated golden eagle takes flight and disappears into the trees. With the help of staff and volunteers from Toms River Avian Care and the Raptor Trust in Millington, a rare visitor to New Jersey is back in the wild […]

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