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The second of two eagles release Saturday.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Dawn Keller, founder and director of Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation, talks to the crowd about the two eagles before releasing them Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Starved Rock State Park Utica. The birds were rescued from a fallen nest at Mooseheart.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Dawn Keller, founder and director of Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation, releases the first of two eagles Saturday at Starved Rock State Park Utica.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Hundreds of people get a view of the two eagles at Starved Rock State Park Saturday.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Marc Miller, Director of Illinois Department of Natural Resources, speaks to the crowd Saturday about the two rescued eagles. They were rescued from a fallen nest at Mooseheart in Batavia and rehabilitated by Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

A crowd gathers to listen to a presentation before the release of two eagles Saturday.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

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Dawn Keller, founder and director of Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation, and associate Phil Hampel transport one of the eagles to the ferry Saturday at Starved Rock State Park Utica.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Dawn Keller, founder and director of Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation, and associate Phil Hampel transport one of the eagles to the ferry Saturday at Starved Rock State Park Utica.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

The first of two eagles released Saturday at Starved Rock State Park Utica.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

A boat with two juvenile, rehabilitated eagles makes its way to the release point Saturday at Starved Rock State Park Utica. The birds were rescued from a fallen nest at Mooseheart.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Dawn Keller releases the second of two eagles Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Starved Rock State Park Utica. The birds were rescued from a fallen nest at Mooseheart.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Dawn Keller releases the first of two eagles Saturday.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

The first of two eagles released Saturday. The birds were rescued from a fallen nest at Mooseheart.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

The second of two eagles released.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

The second of two eagles released Saturday at Starved Rock State Park Utica takes flight.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Dawn Keller founder and director of Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation talks about the release of two eagles Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Starved Rock State Park Utica. The birds were rescued from a fallen nest at Mooseheart.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Dawn Keller watches as the second eagle takes flight Saturday.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Gallery updated: 11/12/2011 7:55 PM

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The two eaglets rescued from a fallen nest at Mooseheart school in Batavia are released at Starved Rock State Park in Utica.
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