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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Missouri Department of Conservation seeking public assistance

WE NEED YOUR HELP: On May 6th, an injured peregrine falcon was found laying in a driveway in Freeman.

The falcon was taken to Lakeside Nature Center where it was determined the bird’s injuries were extensive and it would need to be euthanized. The post-mortem examination showed evidence the falcon had been shot in the breast.

If you have information, please call Conservation Agent Phil Needham at 816-809-6259 or call Operation Game Thief at 800-392-1111.

Pictured is a stock image of a peregrine falcon as no photo was taken of the injured falcon.