Bald eagles to be set free

November 12, 2011 7:25:48 AM PST
Two young bald eagles that were raised in captivity after their nest fell were expected to be set free Saturday.

The eagles originally made their home in a pine tree in west suburban Batavia.

In late May, the nest -- along with the two baby eaglets -- fell out of the tree.

Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation in Utica reconstructed a nest made of conduit hard cloth and stainless cable ties. The staff there has been taking care of the eagles ever since.

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