A bald eagle was rescued by a cyclist passing through on the Northside Thursday, according to Cynthia Mosling with BEAKS.

BEAKS, or Bird Emergency Aid & Kare Sanctuary, were called out to meet the woman, who was holding the eagle in a towel until they arrived.


On Friday, Mosling said the eagle was going to be taken to the vet at the Exotic Bird Hospital to get checked out.

Stay with First Coast News as this story develops.