Press Release

Video: F&G Southwest Region staff rescue tangled-up heron at Wilson Springs Ponds

On Thursday, July 14, Idaho Fish and Game received a report of a heron that was tangled up in fishing line at Wilson Springs Ponds in Nampa. Regional Wildlife Manager Ryan Walrath and Conservation Officer Matt O'Connell responded and were able to free the bird and release it safely nearby.

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Idaho Department of Fish and Game/Brian Pearson

F&G staff rescued and released this black-crowned night heron after receiving a call about the trapped bird at the Southwest Region Office.