Joining the Target Field youngster was a group of four male kestrels that fell victim to the tornado that tore through Blooming Prairie. The wind’s fury knocked their nest tree down (in fact all the trees in the area were affected) and the youngsters, not yet old enough to fly, plummeted to the ground. Amazingly, they were uninjured, and should be old enough to go the release site next week.
Since this is the time of year that many raptors are raising families, the public may have questions about what to do if they find an injured raptor. The Raptor Center answers some of these questions here.
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