PHOTOS: Flying free

Tom Ricardi of the Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center in Conway releases a juvenile bald eagle in Deerfield on Tuesday. The eagle, born this spring in Greenfield, suffered a fractured wing as it left the nest and was nursed back to health by Ricardi.

Tom Ricardi of the Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center in Conway releases a juvenile bald eagle in Deerfield on Tuesday. The eagle, born this spring in Greenfield, suffered a fractured wing as it left the nest and was nursed back to health by Ricardi. STAFF PHOTO/PAUL FRANZ

An immature bald eagle takes a short flight of freedom before landing in the playing fields of Deerfield Academy where Tom Ricardi released it on Tuesday morning.

An immature bald eagle takes a short flight of freedom before landing in the playing fields of Deerfield Academy where Tom Ricardi released it on Tuesday morning. STAFF PHOTO/PAUL FRANZ

An immature bald eagle takes off from the playing fields of Deerfield Academy where Tom Ricardi of the Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center in Conway released it on Tuesday morning.

An immature bald eagle takes off from the playing fields of Deerfield Academy where Tom Ricardi of the Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center in Conway released it on Tuesday morning. STAFF PHOTO/PAUL FRANZ

An immature bald eagle flies across the playing fields of Deerfield Academy where Tom Ricardi of the Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center in Conway released it on Tuesday morning. The eagle, born this spring in Greenfield, suffered a fractured wing as it left the nest and was nursed back to health by Ricardi.

An immature bald eagle flies across the playing fields of Deerfield Academy where Tom Ricardi of the Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center in Conway released it on Tuesday morning. The eagle, born this spring in Greenfield, suffered a fractured wing as it left the nest and was nursed back to health by Ricardi. STAFF PHOTO/PAUL FRANZ

Published: 09-26-2023 1:15 PM

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