WATCH: Bald eagle released into the wild

Image courtesy FWC

A beautiful bald eagle has been released into the wild Friday by specialists with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

The eagle was released into the wild after rehabilitation. MyFWC Facebook page posted images and video of the bird’s release. They didn’t specify what had happened to the bird to put it into the rehabilitation.

Florida has the largest population of the bald eagles in the lower 48 states, our state is the home to more than 1000 nesting pairs according to FWC’s website. FWC has monitored the eagle population for more than 30 years. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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