WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - The Wildlife Center of Virginia will release a bald eagle at Jamestown Beach Park.
The release will occur on Friday. The wildlife center says the bald eagle being released was 1 of 2 that hatched earlier this year at a nest on Jamestown Island at Colonial National Historical Park.
The eagles were blown from their nest during a storm and a re-nesting effort was unsuccessful.
The eagles were admitted to the wildlife center on June 14. The other eagle did not survive.
The eagle has been fitted with a GPS transmitter and state wildlife officials will track the eagle for up to two years once it is released.
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