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Injured eagle rescued in Sarasota County

Justin Matthews hold an injured eagle in Sarasota.
Justin Matthews hold an injured eagle in Sarasota.(Provided)
Published: Oct. 11, 2021 at 10:11 AM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Local wildlife rescuer Justin Matthews took custody of an injured eagle rescued from a roadway by an off-duty Sarasota County Sheriff’s deputy last week.

He reports the eagle, after getting X-rays, will be able to make a full recovery and be released back into the wild after a stint in rehab.

Motorists stop for an injured eagle Thursday in Sarasota County. The bird is in rehab and is...
Motorists stop for an injured eagle Thursday in Sarasota County. The bird is in rehab and is expected to make a full recovery.(Provided)

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