Staff member and event coordinator Sue Davies releases a five-year-old (sub-adult) female bald eagle at Orphaned Wildlife (OWL) Rehabilitation Society's open house on Sunday. The eagle

Staff member and event coordinator Sue Davies releases a five-year-old (sub-adult) female bald eagle at Orphaned Wildlife (OWL) Rehabilitation Society's open house on Sunday. The eagle

OWL open house draws big crowds

Annual open house took place April 13 and 14 at their location on 72nd Street in Delta

The Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (OWL) held its annual open house on the weekend (April 13 and 14) to educate the general public about the birds it cares for and to raise funds.

Tours of the facility included explanations of the different birds of prey under their care, their behaviour in the wild, and information about how they wound up at the facility.

The event also includes a raffle, a garage sale, informative displays, educational videos, and a gift area. All proceeds went directly to OWL for food and medical supplies for the birds.

On each day OWL released a rehabilitated bird of prey each day at 1 p.m. The below video shows a bald eagle being released on Sunday in honour of a long-time volunteer who passed away.

For more information about OWL, visit their website.

Surrey North Delta Leader