Lother Muschketat with Gerry Mc Connell
Photo Heather Bothwell
Cavan branch Birdwatch Ireland was impressed with the efforts made by Belturbet community, to care and rehabilitate an injured buzzard. The injured bird had been found by local farmer, Gerry McConnell. With the help of George Morrisey and Shelly Cole , the bird was taken to Eagles Flying centre, in Ballymote Co. Sligo . There Lothar Muschketat, was able to rehabilitate buzzard, over the next ten weeks.
|Pupils from St Mary's Photo Heather Bothwell|
On the 27th of November the bird was released back to the wild in Belturbet and the community and pupils from St. Mary’s National school came to see the bird up close.
Raptor expert , Lothar ,happily answered the children’s’ questions and shared his knowledge of birds of prey.
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