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Guy Fitzgerald

Guy Fitzgerald is a fascinating man who devotes his life to birds of prey. Each year, this professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Saint-Hyacinthe takes in over 300 injured or orphaned birds from all around Quebec. First he treats them, then rehabilitates them, so he can return them to the wild. It’s a tricky process in which the bird must not become too accustomed to human contact.

Fitzgerald is the founder of UQROP (Union québécoise de réhabilitation des oiseaux de proie) an organization aiming to educate the public about these birds. He also established a Quebec-wide network to treat injured, sick or orphaned birds of prey. He coordinates a team of like-minded enthusiasts dedicated to saving these birds.

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Each year, Guy Fitzgerald treats over 300 birds of prey and returns them to the wild.
UQROP L’Union québécoise de réhabilitation des oiseaux de proie.

Oiseaux de proie...

Par Marie, 2012-05-13, 05h33

Les "faucons" ont tué plus de soixante pigeons! et plusieurs étourneaux sansonnets, gais bleus et autres oiseaux!... Ils ont fait le vide autour de chez-nous!... Bref, vous les aimez mais pas moi! De mes deux yeux vu, il y en a un qui s'est frappé sur ma vitre de fenêtre... en pourchassant ... un de mes pigeons préférés et l'a tué (pour un total de ± 60) !! Son tour s'en vient... Fauconnier, c'est amusant... mais pas au détriment des autres oiseaux sauvages! Marie

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