"Jocko" as he flies away after his release. He often spends the day in a tree in my yard. Protecting and looking over me. We share a mutual protection. you haven't lived until you've been awakened by the cry of an eagle at dawn. Check out my You Tube videos to learn more about American Bald Eagles. Disclaimer: The rescued raptors shown here were suffering from varied ailments. I rescued them as part of my professional duties. Please check with your individual state and the federal government for rules and regulations regarding raptor rescue. All raptors that I have rescued were turned over to a Federal and State Licensed Raptor Rehabilitation Center for their rehabilitation and release.